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Monticello Park

Important Notices

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Description

Among local birders, this 15-acre park is renowned for its great diversity of migrating warblers; nearly all eastern species have occurred here. The park’s creek is a focus for migrant activity, which is significant throughout the day. A steep canyon and creek and the prominent features of the site.

Directions

From Previous Site on the Great Falls Loop of VBWT:

From Chinquapin Park, turn right onto King Street and travel 1.6 miles to Russell Road. Turn left onto Russel Road and continue 2.0 miles to Beverly Drive. Turn left onto Beverly Drive; travel for 200 yards to the park entrance on the left.

Location & Directions

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Site Information

  • Site Contact: City of Alexandria Dept of Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Activities: 703-746-4343
  • Website
  • Access: Free, Daily

Birds Recently Seen at Monticello Park (as reported to eBird)

  • Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  • Brown Creeper
  • White-throated Sparrow
  • Cooper's Hawk
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet
  • Hermit Thrush
  • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Hairy Woodpecker

Seasonal Bird Observations

Facilities

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