What’s New–May 28, 2022

What’s New in Birding in Ohio

New eBird Hotspots

Butler County
Rentschler Forest Metropark–Line Hill Mound Area
Thanks to Sue Parks for suggesting this additional hotspot at Rentschler Forest Metropark-.

Franklin County
Hoover Reservoir–Smothers Road Bridge South
Thanks to Susan Brickner-Wren for suggesting this additional hotspot at the Hoover Reservoir.

Lucas County
University of Toledo–Scott Park
Thanks to Alex Lamoreaux for suggesting this additional hotspot for the University of Toledo.
Wabash Cannonball Trail–South Fork, Whitehouse to Monclova
Thanks to Brian Tomko for suggesting this hotspot on the Wabash Cannonball Trail.

Seneca County
Forrest Nature Preserve–Floodplain Trail
The Floodplain Trail has a separate parking area west of Honey Creek on Country Road 6.

Summit County
Babb Run Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary
Thanks to Adam Jackson for suggesting this hotspot and for providing photos.

Washington County
Marietta City Trails–Marietta High School and Vicinity
Thanks to Michael Schramm for suggesting this hotspot.

What’s New–May 14, 2022

What’s New in Birding in Ohio

New eBird Hotspots

Photo by Sarah Taylor
Cuyahoga County
Forest Ridge Village Park
Forest Ridge Village Park, managed by the Village of Moreland Hills, is located adjacent to the Forest Ridge Preserve of Western Reserve Land Conservancy and on the opposite side of Chagrin River Road from the Polo Field South Picnic Shelter.

Knox County
Zuck Riparian Preserve
Thanks to Benjamin Miller for suggesting this hotspot.

Lorain County
Cassell Reservation
Thanks to Sarah Taylor for suggesting this hotspot and for providing photos and tips for birding.

Preble County
Hueston Woods SP–Pine Grove
Thanks to Levi Metzger for suggesting this hotspot and for providing tips for birding.

Richland County
Malabar Farm State Park–Junglebrook Trail
Thanks to Lou Ann Shellenberger for suggesting this hotspot.

Stark County
Uniontown Community Park
Thanks to Brian Tinker for suggesting this hotspot.


Medina County
Black River Nature Preserve–Hidden Hollow Camp
The Hidden Hollow Camp section of the Black River Nature Preserve is now open to the public Monday through Thursday and on weekends when the site is not reserved. We have updated the description and removed (restricted access) from this hotspot name. You can check the Medina County Parks webpage about Hidden Hollow to learn if the site is reserved on a particular weekend.

Darke County
Prairie Ridge Meadow
Added information from Darke County Parks about this park including a trail map.