What’s New in Birding in Ohio
Tips for Birding in Ohio
Winter Birding in Ohio
Birding during January and February can be a excellent in Ohio. You may find owls, raptors, finches, and more species which make Ohio their winter grounds. Check these “Focus on . . .” articles.
Focus on Winter Birding at Killdeer Plains
Focus on Cuyahoga River Winter Birding
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New eBird Hotspots
Beaver Creek Wetland Nature Reserve
Thanks to Ryan Taylor for suggesting this hotspot in the Phillips Park Complex in Dayton.
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge–Fox Unit
Thanks to Trevor Zook for suggesting this additional hotspot at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. The Fox Unit is a newly acquired property directly across OH-2 from the Visitor Center.
stakeout Say’s Phoebe, Harrison Rd., Navarre (2020)
If you have submitted a checklist with this bird, please change the location of your checklist to this stakeout hotspot. Thanks for Su Snyder for suggesting the hotspot.
North Lawn Cemetery
Quail Hollow State Park
Thanks to Tom Fishburn for providing photos for these hotspots.
Ottawa NWR–Lower Toussaint Unit (restricted access)
The name of this unit was changed to Lower Toussaint Unit instead of Blausey Unit. The unit is undergoing restoration and access is restricted.
Ottawa NWR–Middle Toussaint Unit
The name of this unit was changed to Middle Toussaint Unit instead of Helle Unit. The unit is open to visitors.
Ottawa NWR–Turkey Run Unit
The name of this unit was changed to Turkey Run Unit instead of Price-Adams Unit. The unit is open to visitors.