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Habitats for Birds in Maryland


Abandoned (fallow) fields

Abandoned (fallow) fields

Bottomland forests, floodplains, swamps

Bottomland forests, floodplains, swamps

Cow or horse pastures
Cow or horse pastures
Upland deciduous forests

Upland deciduous forests

Estuaries and bays

Estuaries and bays

Fresh marshes

Fresh marshes

Gardens, orchards, farmyards

Gardens, orchards, farmyards

Hayfields

Hayfields

Jetties

Jetties

Pine woods

Pine woods

Littoral zone (ocean 0-3 miles)

Littoral zone (ocean 0-3 miles)

Muddy fields (plowed, harvested)

Northern Conifers

Northern conifers

Ocean beaches, sand flats

Ocean beaches, sand flats

Pelagic zone (ocean beyond 3 miles)

Pelagic zone (ocean beyond 3 miles)

Dredge Spoil Impoundments

Dredge spoil impoundments

Reservoirs, rivers, ponds

Reservoirs, rivers, ponds

Salt marshes

Salt marshes

Tidal mud flats

Tidal mud flats

Urban Areas

Urban areas

Hawk migration corridors

Hawk migration corridors

Wood margins, hedgerows, scrub

Wood margins, hedgerows, scrub

Bogs

Bogs

Sanitary landfills

Sanitary landfills