What’s New–January 4, 2019

New eBird Hotspots

Cuyahoga County
Chestnut Grove Cemetery
Old Chestnut Grove Cemetery

Delaware County
Sandel Legacy Trail

Mahoning County
Poland Trail from South Main Street to Middle School

Mercer County
Coldwater Wastewater Treatment Plant
Hechts Landing

Montgomery County
Cox Arboretum MetroPark–Red Trail

Pike County
Pike County YMCA Soccer Fields and Walking Path

Stark County
University of Mount Union

Warren County
Caesar Creek State Park (Warren County)
We have added a county level hotspot at Caesar Creek State Park for Warren County. Use this hotspot to report checklists from several locations in the park in this county. Whenever possible, please use more specific hotspots.
Caesar Creek State Park–Marina

Wayne County
Grosjean Park

Tips for Birding in Ohio

Focus on Top Hotspots
Check the latest “Focus On . . .” blog for ways to find the top hotspots throughout Ohio.

Changes and Updates

Thanks to Bryan Sharp for adding tips for birding to two hotspots.
Franklin County
Keller Farms Park
Scioto Grove Metro Park–Multipurpose Trail

Evans Lake is a private lake in Mahoning County. Because of development around this private lake, there is no longer good public access. Property development on Springfield Road prevents views of the lake from that road. East Middletown Road which crosses the south bay has become busier and it is not safe to stop at this location to view birds.
Mahoning County
Evans Lake (restricted access)
I have merged the two hotspots which we had in eBird for this lake, moved the resulting single hotspot out into the lake, and renamed the hotspot Evans Lake (restricted access).