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Birding in Ohio

Click on a county name on the map or the alphabetical list of Ohio counties to find the eBird Hotspots in the county. Enter all or part of the name of a hotspot in the search box on the left to search for a particular location.
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Reporting Rare Bird Sightings and Stakeouts
eBird Rare Bird Alert for Ohio

Adams

Allen

Ashland

Ashtabula

Athens

Auglaize

Belmont

Brown

Butler

Carroll

Champaign

Clark

Clermont

Clinton

Columbiana

Coshocton

Crawford

Cuyahoga

Darke

Defiance

Delaware

Erie

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Fairfield

Fayette

Franklin

Fulton

Gallia

Geauga

Greene

Guernsey

Hamilton

Hancock

Hardin

Harrison

Henry

Highland

Hocking

Holmes

Huron

Jackson

Jefferson

Knox

Lake

Lawrence

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Licking

Logan

Lorain

Lucas

Madison

Mahoning

Marion

Medina

Meigs

Mercer

Miami

Monroe

Montgomery

Morgan

Morrow

Muskingum

Noble

Ottawa

Paulding

Perry

Pickaway

Pike

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Portage

Preble

Putnam

Richland

Ross

Sandusky

Scioto

Seneca

Shelby

Stark

Summit

Trumbull

Tuscarawas

Union

Van Wert

Vinton

Warren

Washington

Wayne

Williams

Wood

Wyandot

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Top Birding Locations in Ohio

Updated 5/28/2017
  1. Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge - 300 species
  2. Magee Marsh Wildlife Area - 299 species
  3. Headlands Beach State Park - 285 species
  4. Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area - 283 species
  5. Buck Creek State Park - 281 species
  6. Maumee Bay State Park - 279 species
  7. Metzger Marsh Wildlife Area - 279 species
  8. Lakefront Reservation - 278 species
  9. Big Island Wildlife Area - 270 species
  10. Lorain Harbor - 269 species
  11. Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve - 268 species
  12. Hoover Reservoir - 265 species
  13. East Fork State Park - 264 species
  14. Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge - 263 species
  15. Wendy Park, Whiskey Island - 258 species
  16. Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve - 257 species
  17. Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve - 257 species
  18. Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park - 255 species
  19. Englewood MetroPark - 254 species
  20. Kelleys Island - 252 species
  21. Miami Whitewater Forest - 251 species
  22. Spring Valley Wildlife Area - 250 species
  23. Findlay Reservoirs - 250 species
  24. Sandy Ridge Reservation - 248 species
  25. Caesar Creek State Park - 248 species
  26. Pipe Creek Wildlife Area - 248 species
  27. Hueston Woods State Park - 247 species
  28. Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve - 247 species
  29. Lorain Impoundment Lakeside Landing - 247 species
  30. Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area - 245 species
  31. Fernald Nature Preserve - 244 species
  32. Mosquito Creek Corridor (IBA) - 243 species
  33. East Harbor State Park - 242 species
  34. Cuyahoga Valley National Park - 237 species
  35. Holden Arboretum - 235 species

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Resources

Books on Birding in Ohio
Birds of North America
Alpha Codes (4-letter)
Code of Birding Ethics

Websites about Birding in Ohio

Ohio Bird Records Committee
Lake Erie Birding Trail
Lake Erie Public Access Guide
Birding in Ohio from Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Biggest Week in American Birding
A Birder's Guide to the Biggest Week by Greg Miller
Best Bets for Birding Crane Creek/Magee Marsh
Birding Ohio Facebook Group
Ohio eBird Q & A Facebook Group
Ohio Rare Bird Alert Facebook Group
Ohio-birds email list (Ohio Ornithological Society)

Organizations and Bird Clubs

Ohio Ornithological Society
Greater Akron Audubon Society
Black River Audubon Society
Black Swamp Bird Observatory
Blackbrook Audubon Society
Canton Audubon Society
Greater Cleveland Audubon Society
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society
Cincinnati Audubon Society
Columbus Audubon Society
Dayton Audubon Society
Firelands Audubon Society
Kirtland Bird Club
Audubon Miami Valley
Greater Mohican Audubon Society
Toledo Naturalists' Association
Tri-Moraine Audubon Society
The Wilderness Center
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