What’s New in Birding in Ohio

New eBird Hotspots

Butler County
Angst Nature Preserve MetroPark
Thanks to Anthony Stoffolano for suggesting this hotspot.
Miami University–Middletown Campus
Thanks to Michael Minium for suggesting this hotspot.
Four Mile Creek MetroPark–Antenen Nature Preserve Area
Four Mile Creek MetroPark–Mill Race Preserve Area
Four Mile Creek MetroPark–Sycamore Bluffs Boat Ramp
Thanks to MetroParks Butler County for suggesting these hotspots in the newly opened MetroPark along Four Mile Creek. Since the sections of the MetroPark are spread out along the creek, we do not have an overall hotspot for the whole MetroPark. We do have a page that collects information about all the areas in the MetroPark: Four Mile Creek MetroPark

Fairfield County
Mambourg Park
Thanks to Vinny Strosnider for suggesting this hotspot.

Franklin County
Pickerington Ponds–Burning Lake Area
South Hamilton Road
Thanks to James Muller for suggesting these two hotspots.

Vinton County
Lake Hope SP–White Oak Trail
Thanks to David De Armey for suggesting this hotspot.


Cuyahoga County
Rocky River Reservation–Lewis Road Riding Ring
To make this hotspot easier to find while birding, we have moved the coordinates near to the parking lot for the Lewis Road Riding Ring.

Wayne County
Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Headquarters (restricted access)
Recently the Headquarters Area of Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area has been closed to visitors. We have added (restricted access) to the hotspot name.