What’s New in Birding in Ohio

New eBird Hotspots

Clermont County
Community Park Miami Township
Thanks to Daniel King for suggesting this hotspot.
East Fork State Park–Tailwater Shelter
Thanks to Katie McGee for suggesting this additional hotspot at East Fork State Park

Muskingum County
Putnam Landing Park
Thanks to Britni Ross for suggesting this hotspot.

Ottawa County
Erie-Ottawa International Airport
Thanks to Kenn Kauffman for suggesting this hotspot.

Perry County
Wayne National Forest–Wildcat Hollow Trail, CR-50 to CR-70
Wayne National Forest–Wildcat Hollow Trail, TR-300 to Town Hwy. 455
Thanks to James Muller for suggesting these hotspots.

Richland County
Lexington Cemetery
Thanks to Gary Cowell for suggesting this hotspot.

Seneca County
Fruth Wetland Nature Preserve
Thanks to Sam Kaiser for suggesting this hotspot.


Butler County
Chrisholm MetroPark
Changed the name from “Woodsdale Regional Park.” The Chrisholm MetroPark has two sections adjacent to one another, The Chrisholm Historic Farmstead and Woodsdale Region Park. Thanks to Butler MetroParks for suggesting that we adjust the name so that this hotspot can be used for checklists in both sections of the park.
Forest Run MetroPark–Wildlife Preserve Area
Thanks to Sue Parks for providing photos.

Clinton County
Caesar Creek State Park–Ward Road Area and Mountain Bike Trailhead
The trailhead for the Mountain Bike Trail is at the Ward Road parking area. We added it to the name of this hotspot to clarify that the hotspot may be used for checklists of birds seen in the Ward Road area or for traveling counts on the Mountain Bike Trail which start at this location.