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A Very Special Moment in Summit County

A Very Special Moment in Summit County

On Tuesday, August 25th, a report came in on Ohio Chase Birds about a Brown Booby at Nimisila Reservoir in Summit County, Ohio. The bird was found by Henry Trimpe and hundreds of birders have since gone to see this bird over the past few days. Chris Collins, of the...

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Where We Are Birding – September

Where We Are Birding – September

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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Life as a Traveling Field Biologist

Life as a Traveling Field Biologist

In May 2019, I graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.Sc. degree in Wildlife Science, and immediately began working for Black Swamp Bird Observatory as their spring bird banding apprentice. After that I moved to Wisconsin for a few months to work with...

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Birding in Ohio is now part of the OOS

Birding in Ohio is now part of the OOS

We are excited to announce that the Ohio birding website, birding-in-ohio.com, is now under the technology management of and supported by the Ohio Ornithological Society! We have partnered with Ken Ostermiller, who created and developed this amazing resource as a way...

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Nocturnal Flight Calls

Nocturnal Flight Calls

The night before birding on a given morning during migration is spent excitedly talking about the predicted migration with my friends. Messages are exchanged on anything from wind patterns to Cornell’s BirdCast and predicting which species we think will finally make...

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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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