Ohio eBird Hotspots

What’s New–May 9, 2020

There are 3634 eBird hotspots in Ohio.

Photo by Bob Sams

New eBird Hotspots

Cuyahoga County

Shaker Median Trail
Located in Shaker Heights, the trail runs along a corridor in the wide, wooded median space of Shaker Boulevard, following a pleasant tree-lined route along the edge of residential neighborhoods. Thamks to Sameer Apte for suggesting this hotspot.

Hancock County

Jackson Landing
Jackson Landing is an undeveloped, .9-acre natural area. It serves primarily as a landing option and rest area for canoeists and kayakers paddling the Blanchard River Water Trail from Blanchard River Nature Preserve to Riverbend Recreation Area and beyond. Thanks to Bob Sams for suggesting this hotspot and for providing a photo and tips for birding.

Putnam County

Ottawa Upground Reservoir
The Ottawa Upground Reservoir is a small reservoir which attracts waterfowl and shorebirds during migration. The reservoir is small (.7 miles of dikes), but there is plenty of areas to walk in bird in the back area. Thanks to Bob Sams for suggesting this hotspot and for providing a photos, a map, and a description of the location.

Stark County

Middle Branch Trail–Saratoga Hills
An extension of the Middle Branch Trail in the Saratoga Hills housing complex is under development. Thanks to Barbra Lewis for suggesting this hotspot and for providing tips for birding at this location.

Summit County

Stan Hywet Gardens
The Stan Hywet estate features a historic 65-room Tudor Revival Manor House, Gothic Revival Conservatory, Gate Lodge, and approximately 70 acres of artistically landscaped grounds and formal gardens. There are fees for various tours. Please check the website for information about access. Thanks to Sophia Morton for suggesting this hotspot.

Updates

Medina County

Hubbard Valley Park
Thanks to Tom Fishburn for adding a photo to the page about this hotspot.

Summit County

Cuyahoga Valley National Parkā€“Oak Hill Trails
Thanks to Tom Fishbur for adding photos of these trails in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.