What’s New in Birding in Ohio

There are 3765 eBird hotspots in Ohio.

Tips for Birding in Ohio

Did you know that the Birding in Ohio website has links to help you view the birds you have reported in Ohio?

For more information on using this feature visit About your eBird Life Lists..

There are links you can use for all of Ohio, each county, and every eBird hotspot.

New eBird Hotspots

Simon Kenton Trail, Woodburn Road Acesss
Photo by Jon Cefus

Champaign County
Simon Kenton Trail–County Line Road Access
There is a parking area for the Simon Kenton Trail on the north side of County Line Road near the intersection of County Line Road and OH-68.
Simon Kenton Trail–Woodburn Road Access
There is a parking area for the Simon Kenton Trail on the north side of Woodburn Road. This access is located just east of Cedar Bog State Nature Preserve.

Harrison County
Busby Road
Dickerson Church Road
Thanks to Jon Cefus for suggesting these hotspots and for providing tips for birding. Both of these roads traverse privately owned properties. Please view birds from the roadside only.

Stark County
Devonshire Park
Thanks to Jon Cefus for suggesting this hotspot in Canton and for providing photos.

Ida Park
Thanks to Kent Miller for suggesting this hotspot. Ida Park is a small community park south of the intersection of US-30 and Cherry Street Southeast in Canton. Nimishillian Creek flows through the park.

West Lawn Cemetery
Thanks to Kent Miller for suggesting this cemetery in Canton as an eBird hotspot.

Updates

Franklin County
Blendon Woods Metro Park–Goldenrod Trail
Blendon Woods Metro Park–Thoreau Pond
Thanks to Kandace Glanville for providing photos of these hotspots.

Geauga County
Middlefield Retention Ponds
Thanks to Ami Horowitz for adding photos and tips for birding.

Monroe County
Monroe Lake Wildlife Area
Wayne National Forest–Holmes Wetland
Thanks to Kandace Glanville for providing photos of these hotspots.

Noble County
Seneca Lake Park
Thanks to Kandace Glanville for providing photos of this park.

Stark County
Esmont Park
Kiwanis Park
Reservoir Park
Sippo North Park
Sippo South Park
Thanks to Jon Cefus for providing photos for each of these parks.

Washington County
Kroger Wetlands
Thanks to Kandace Glanville for providing photos of this hotspot.

Lake Erie Public Access Guide

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has updated and put on the internet the Lake Erie Public Access Guide. This guide has access information about many birding sites on Lake Eire and on rivers that flow into the lake. Information about locations is being added to appropriate hotspot descriptions.

Middlefield Retention Ponds, south pond – Photo by Ami Horowitz
Wayne National Forest, Holmes Wetland – Photo by Kandace Glanville