Birds of the District of Columbia

August 24, 1979 – Permanent

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Ground Floor, East Ambulatory Floor Plan

Year-round and seasonal residents, migrants and vagrants—hundreds of bird species—are displayed. They all live in the region extending from the Atlantic Ocean to the Allegheny Mountains. Learn where and when to look for a snowy owl or ruffed grouse, warbling vireo or orange-crowned warbler, chickadee or indigo bunting.