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.

Travel with the OOS in 2021!

Birding Ecuador with the OOS in 2021!

Birding Ecuador with the OOS in 2021!

Join the Ohio Ornithological Society and Sabrewing Nature Tours in Ecuador in 2021! The Ohio Ornithological Society has arranged this unforgettable tour to Ecuador exclusively for our members! Spaces will fill up quickly! Ecuador is full of incredible birding areas...

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Birding Germany with the OOS in 2021!

Birding Germany with the OOS in 2021!

Join the Ohio Ornithological Society and birdingtours in Germany in 2021! Partnering with birdingtours, OOS has arranged this exclusive OOS member tour to explore European birds, landscapes, and cultures. Join OOS Vice President, Dr. Stefan Gleissberg to meet the...

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An Important Message from the OOS

An Important Message from the OOS

Your opinion matters! It is time to take a walk in an Ohio forest.  Whether it is a local birding hot-spot or a pine forest planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1940s, the Ohio Division of Forestry (ODF) has been tasked with providing a Forestry...

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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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