What’s New–December 17, 2018

Anheuser-Busch Sports Park
Photo by Bryan Sharp

New eBird Hotspots

Franklin County
Anheuser-Busch Sports Park

Licking County
Evans Park
Hoback Park

Washington County
Indian Acres Park

Updates and Changes

Hocking County
Wayne National Forest–Paynes Wetland
Thanks to Joe Brehm for adding tips for birding Paynes Wetland.

Aaron Smith Nature Preserve
Medina County
Aaron Smith Nature Preserve
The name of the hotspot has been changed from “Montville Township Park” to “Aaron Smith Nature Preserve.” This new township nature preserve was formerly part of the Blue Heron Golf Course and is adjacent to the Blue Heron Event Center. A trail connects under I-71 to Austin Badger Park.

Fulton County
Harrison Lake State Park
The name of the hotspot has been changed from “Harrison Lake” to “Harrison Lake SP.” The state park entirely surrounds Harrison Lake. The hotspot may be used for checklists of birds seen on the lake or on state park land.

Richland County
Clear Fork Reservoir–Stoller Road Trail
The name of the hotspot has been changed from “Clear Fork Reservoir–North Side Trail” to “Clear Fork Reservoir–Stoller Rd. Trail.” The trail parallels the north side of the Clear Fork Reservoir but is named for the old Stoller Road which it follows.

Smartphone display improvements are complete

All the pages now display well for those who view the website on a smartphone screen. Please let me know if you find a page that does not display as expected. See Using this Website with a Smartphone for tips from birders of how they use the website at home or while out bird watching.