Welcome to Ohio's Birding Network

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.

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Where to Watch Birds in Ohio

Check out our state birding map for a detailed description of birding sites all around Ohio.

What Birds Can I See Right Now?

Learn more about what birds to expect in Ohio as the seasons shift.

Bird Conservation

Learn what you can do to help protect Ohio’s 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!

Upcoming News & Events

Warblers & Wildflowers April 29 & 30, 2016

Photo: Kentucky Warbler, Bruce Miller   We will hold our annual conference at one of our favorite places, Shawnee State Park, in Scioto County, on April 29 & 30, 2016.  Join us Friday night to hear Katie Fallon, author of Cerulean Blues. On Saturday morning, we... read more

Marsh Madness May 14, 2016

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. Mark your calendars now to join us as we welcome back the northbound... read more

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