There are 3594 eBird hotspots in Ohio.

New Focus on . . .

Focus on Birding Close to Home
The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has forced birders in Ohio to do bird watching close to home. Actually birding close to home is a good idea almost any time and in all seasons. Here are some thoughts on how you can use eBird and this website to help you with bird watching close to where you live.

New eBird Hotspots

Clark County

National Road Commons Park
Old Columbia Street Cemetery

These two hotspots are located near each other in the city of Springfield.

Columbiana County

Leetonia Beehive Coke Ovens Park
Thanks to Peter Wilson for suggesting this hotspot which is in the Little Beaver Creek Important Bird Area and adjacent to the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail.

Medina County

North Park, Brunswick
Thanks to Henry Trimpe for suggesting this hotspot.

Montgomery County

Washington Township Recreation Center
Thanks to George Keller for suggesting this hotspot.


Geauga County

Patch Road
Thanks to Matt Valencic for providing updated tips for birding this road.

Thanks to Tom Fishburn for adding photos to several hotspot pages.

Gallia County
Bob Evans Farm

Gallia County and Lawrence County
Crown City Wildlife Area

Jackson County
Buckeye Furnace State Memorial
Cooper Hollow Wildlife Area
Cooper Hollow Wildlife Area–Headquarters and Iron Furnace

Lawrence County
Wayne National Forest–Lake Vesuvius