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15 Of The Best Places In The US For Bird-Watching

Always look up.

Bird-watching is a popular hobby where people will travel from all over to observe wildlife soaring through the skies. And it's become even more popular over the past year or two, as people have taken up new things during quarantine.

A family going birdwatching

And whether you're still getting the hang of things or you're a total pro, we wanted to gather up some of the most beautiful areas to bird-watch all across the country.

Two kingfisher birds

1. New Jersey: Cape May Bird Observatory

The lighthouse in Cape May, New Jersey which is near the area's bird observatory

2. Wisconsin: Green Bay

A barred owl

3. Hawaii: Koke’e State Park

Koke'e' State Park in Hawaii

4. New Mexico: Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refug

5. Florida: J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Two people looking out at water with two bikes parked on the pier behind them

6. California: Point Reyes National Seashore

A bird sitting on greenery

7. Arizona: Tucson Bird Trail

A bird sitting in the desert in Tucson, Arizona

8. Washington State: Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

A person looking through binoculars bird watching in Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington

9. Illinois: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

A scenic picture of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois

10. Texas: Big Bend National Park

Lucifer hummingbirds

11. Maryland: Takoma Park

A Great Blue Heron on the river near TaKOma Park, Maryland

12. Nebraska: Platte River Valley

Prairie Chickens doing their mating dance

13. Indiana: Indiana Dunes National Park

View of the Indiana Sand Dunes State Park in Chesterton, Indiana

14. Colorado: Pawnee National Grassland

Dark clouds overlooking the Pawnee National Grasslands in Colorado

15. Massachusetts: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

A Snowy Owl sitting on top of a tree

Are you a fan of bird-watching? Have you visited any of these places — and what's the most memorable bird you've ever seen? Tell us in the comments below!