Our Mission

To provide a statewide birding network welcoming people of all interests and abilities to unite for the enjoyment, education, and conservation of Ohio’s wild birds.


Support 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, especially among Ohio’s youth.


Join 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.

2018 Annual Membership Drive Raffle Winners

Alvin Miller, a local Amish young man, was the recipient of first prize from our annual membership drive, Zeiss Conquest HD 8x42 binoculars. Since I was the closest board member to Arvin, I was tasked with delivery of the bins. Friend Su and I were out birding, were...

OOS 2019 Bird Walk Series

We are just now gearing up for our 2019 Bird Walks! Keep an eye on this page for more info as we add field trips in each of our supported regions. More coming SOON! Lorain County Special Access  - May 18 with Diana Steele Cuyahoga Valley National Park - May 25 with...

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The OOS is Going to Ecuador in 2020!

REGISTER FOR THE OOS NORTHERN ECUADOR TRIP February22 - March 1, 2020 *** $400 from each registration will go to support the OOS conservation fund *** Ecuador has the highest bird species diversity per square kilometer on the planet and offers some of the best birding...

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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.

VOLUNTEER WITH US!

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!

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