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June 2, 2018
Prairie Warbler - Photo Earl Harrison

Saving Fern Gully: You Can Help!

Our friends at the Arc of Appalachia land trust are raising funds to protect Fern Valley, in the Hocking Hills. This 80-acre parcel is the upper […]
June 1, 2018
Red-shouldered Hawk - Photo Earl Harrison

Ohio Avian Research Conference Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker this year’s Ohio Avian Research Conference is Dr. Robert Mauck of Kenyon College.  Dr. Mauck researches seabirds with a focus on Leach’s Storm-Petrels […]
May 23, 2018
Eastern Bluebird - Photo Earl Harrison

Central Ohio OYBC Member Published at Cornell NestWatch Site

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology NestWatch Web site features an article by Katelyn Shelton, member of the Central Ohio chapter of the Ohio Young Birders Club. The […]
May 23, 2018

Book Corner: The Genius of Birds

You’ev heard the expressions: “bird brain”, “featherhead”. And what’s “turkey” if not a low-IQ loser? But Jennifer Ackerman begs to differ. Throughout her easy-reading but informative […]
May 20, 2018
Northern Cardinal - Photo Earl Harrison

Ohio Avian Research Conference Set for October 20

The sixth annual Ohio Avian Research Conference will be held on Saturday, October 20th at Denison University’s Samson-Talbot Biological Building in Granville, Ohio. Ohio’s conference is one […]
April 17, 2018
Eastern Tiger Salamander - Photo Matt Reinbold

Calamus Swamp Salamander Adventure

It was a warm night for February, and a steady rain punctuated by patches of ground fog was greeting me as I made my way along […]
March 29, 2018
Eclectus Parrot

Glam Females – Birds, That Is

We all know that, in the bird world, it’s the males that are colorful, showy, spectacular, and — let’s just say it — pretty. Right? Well […]
March 25, 2018
Red-bellied Woodpecker - Photo Lisa Phelps

Do Woodpeckers Suffer Brain Damage?

Woodpeckers pound away day after day, banging their bills (and heads) into trees. You would think they would get headaches and, more importantly, would suffer serious […]
March 21, 2018
This warbler did not survive a building collision. It doesn't have to be like this.

Volunteers Needed to Transport Injured Birds

As part of a statewide Lights Out network, we will start monitoring birds that are distracted by lights on OSU campus and collide with buildings. We will […]