The Maryland & DC Breeding Bird Atlas 3

Welcome to the Maryland & DC Breeding Bird Atlas 3 project.  This project is a five year effort that will officially begin January 1, 2020 and last for five breeding seasons.  Whether you are just beginning birding, or an expert birder, we would love to have you join us.  Everyone is welcome, so let’s get started!

Learn about the history of the atlas, the project description, and volunteer description
Learn about the major areas of working on the atlas like how to atlas, atlas blocks, breeding codes, safe dates, data submission, special interest species and volunteer time.
Met the Atlas team - the project coordinator, the steering committee, the county coordinators and the web team
Go here to get the handbook, maps, and forms
Go here to learn special tips and links like FAQs, Quick reference guide, breeding code guidance and links to other sites and resources
Learn about the latest events
Go here to donate and shop for atlas merchandise
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The latest and historical newsletters for the project.
Frequently Asked Questions