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!

Where We Are Birding – January

Where We Are Birding – January

Each month, our OOS Regional Directors are sharing their favorite birding hotspots in their respective regions - and beyond. These include some well-know destinations, specialty spots for specific species, and their own secret, treasured local patches. Have a favorite...

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Birding Ecuador with the OOS in 2022!

Birding Ecuador with the OOS in 2022!

Join the Ohio Ornithological Society and Sabrewing Nature Tours in Ecuador in 2022!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 but...

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IMPORTANT NEWS FROM THE OOS

IMPORTANT NEWS FROM THE OOS

DISAPPOINTING BUT EXPECTED NEWS This is the time of year we would look forward to our 2021 Winter Raptor Extravaganza at the Wilds in January and annual Warblers and Wildflowers weekend at Shawnee State Park in May. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic...

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Where We Are Birding – November

Where We Are Birding – November

Each month, our OOS Regional Directors are sharing their favorite birding hotspots in their respective regions - and beyond. These include some well-know destinations, specialty spots for specific species, and their own secret, treasured local patches. Have a favorite...

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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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