Hoover Nature Preserve–Area N
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Tips for birding Hoover Nature Preserve–Area N
Area N is accessed from Front Street in the Village of Galena. Park in the area designated on Front Street next to Big Walnut Creek. Enter Area N by going past the wire barrier at the head of the old roadway. The old road continues to an old bridge base. This area is wet woodland and swamp. Warblers that nest in Area N include Prothonotary, Northern Parula, Yellow-throated, Yellow, Common Yellowthroat, Louisiana Waterthrush, Ovenbird, and an occasional Cerulean. Also found here are Wood Ducks, Red-headed and Pileated Woodpeckers, Barred and Great Horned Owls, Yellow-billed and Black-billed Cuckoos.
From Charles Bombaci
About Hoover Nature Preserve
Access Areas with trails — Mud Hen Marsh, Ox Bow Road, Hoover Meadows, Dustin Road, Areas L, M, and N, Clover Field
+ over 925 acres
+ vital migratory stopover for over 33 different species of shorebirds
+ largest breeding population of state special concern Prothonotary Warblers in Ohio
+ 1,500-foot boardwalk at Area M
+ observation blind at Mud Hen Marsh
+ Bald Eagles frequently observed throughout the year
Restrooms at locations identified on Hoover Reservoir map.