Ohio's Bird Festivals

Shreve Migration Sensation

Shreve Migration Sensation is to be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 7:00 am to 4:45 pm.

More details on their website.


Lake Erie Wing Watch

Lake Erie Wing Watch - visit the website for details.

More information on their website.


The Biggest Week in American Birding

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“The Biggest Week in American Birding” (in its third year) is hosted by Black Swamp Bird Observatory, Kaufman Field Guides, Magee Marsh Wildlife Area and Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge.

Full details on their website.


International Migratory Bird Day

IMBD is a huge event here at the Magee Marsh Wildlife Area.

The Friends of Magee Marsh, ODNR Division of Wildlife, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge and Black Swamp Bird Observatory team up to make your visit to our area very memorable.


Kelleys Island Audubon Club's 18th annual "Nest with the Birds"

Their annual "Nest with the Birds" festival, runs from May 16 to May 18, 2013.

Kelleys Island Audubon Club logo

KIAC's Nest with the Birds festival starts on Thursday and continues through to Saturday afternoon.

Guided bird walks.
Meeting, pot luck dinner and program 6:00pm Thursday evening at the school.
Woodcock Watch on your own at dusk at the corner of Hamilton and Monagan roads.
Bird banding at Long Point with Master Bander, H. Thomas Bartlett and his assistants - Saturday 8:00 am through 2:00 pm.

Entry to all events is FREE!

More information on their Website.


Bobolinks at Byers Woods - June 22th

Greater Mohican Audubon Society logo

Ashland County Park District and Greater Mohican Audubon Society are teaming up to celebrate the Bobolinks at Byers Woods.
Although it kicks off with a 9:00 am bird walk, this festival is not just for the birds. There will also be plenty of displays,
vendors and native plant sales from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Find out more on their website.


Kelleys Island Audubon Club's "Feathers and Foliage"

Kelleys Island Audubon Club logo

KIAC to hold their 2013 Feathers and Foliage fall birding festival on the third Saturday in September.

This one day event revolves around bird banding at Long Point with Master Bander, H. Thomas Bartlett and his assistants.
Attendees are shown all aspects of bird banding, kids young and old have the opportunity to release a banded bird.
Banded birds are available for adoption.
Beginner bird walks are also a feature.

Entry to all events is FREE!

More information on their Website.


Do you know of other Ohio bird festivals?

If so, email Shane with details and website URL!