Ohio's Bird Festivals


Shreve Migration Sensation

Shreve Migration Sensation is to be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

More details on their website.


Lake Erie Wing Watch

Lake Erie Wing Watch - visit the website for details.

More information on their website.


Warblers and Wildflowers Weekend

Warblers & Wildflowers Weekend - Shawnee State Park,West Portsmouth, Ohio.
Visit the OOS website for details.

More information and registration on their website.


Birds in the Hills Festival

Birds in the Hills Festival - Rutland, OH
Visit the OOS website for details.

More details and registration on their website.


The Biggest Week in American Birding

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“The Biggest Week in American Birding” 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. More...


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

Their annual "Nest with the Birds" festival, is May 20, 2017.

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KIAC's Nest with the Birds festival is Saturday until 2:00 pm.

Guided bird walk, 10 am Saturday, May 20th.
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 24th, 2017

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 2017 Feathers and Foliage fall birding festival on May 23rd. the fourth 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!