Welcoming backyard birdwatchers and researchers in the field alike, the Ohio Ornithological Society is the only statewide organization specifically devoted to fostering a deeper appreciation of wild birds.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of this organization. If you are interested in lending your time, talents, or treasures to our Society, please tell us a little about yourself and we’ll help you find a suitable match for your time and interests!
Registration is Open! You can pay online here, or print this registration form and mail with your payment. Join us for a weekend at The Wilds too learn about Ohio’s Grassland Birds on June 17 & 18, 2016. Jim McCormac, naturalist, exceptional trip leader and... read more
International Migratory Bird Day in the US and Canada in 2016 is 14 May. Once again OOS, in partnership with the Division of Wildlife, will be celebrating Marsh Madness at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area with guided walks on May 14 & 15 during the Biggest Week in... read more
May 21, 2016 Time: 7:00am – 12:00noon (please plan on arriving early to begin promptly at 7:00am)Meeting Location: Long Pond Trail parking lot on Footville-Richmond Road, Rock Creek, OH (GPS coordinates: 41.6635235926519, -80.89017320324965) Leaders: Anna Hughes – The... read more
Online registration is CLOSED! THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!Agenda April 29-May 1, 2016 Friday evening, dinner on your own. Registration opens 5-7pm. Katie Fallon keynote, 7:30. Evening field trips-Chuck’s and Whip’s.Saturday-morning field trips until early... read more
The abundance of rails in Ohio’s fall wetlands is hard to verify, but it is not for lack of trying. Birds in the family Rallidae include the regularly occurring Sora, Virginia and King Rails, and the more extroverted and easier to find Common Gallinule and American... read more