OYBC at Green Lawn

OYBC at Green Lawn

Our Central Ohio Young Birders hike on Saturday, November 10th can be summed up in one word: BRRRRR! This was our November outing, and we met at Green Lawn Cemetery for a bird hike and held our annual planning session. At 8:00 am when the hike started it was 20°, but with the wind chill it was a…

Guest Columnists: Developing the Next Gen of Bird Conservation Leaders

Guest Columnists: Developing the Next Gen of Bird Conservation Leaders

The 12th Annual Ohio Young Birders Conference was held on Saturday, November 3 and hosted by our partners at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. This keystone event for Black Swamp Bird Observatory’s Ohio Young Birders Club (OYBC) includes presentations by student members, a keynote address by a youth conservation leader, and field trip. The annual…

Year of the Bird Experience Day
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Year of the Bird Experience Day

One beautiful fall day in October, more than 250 people celebrated the Year of the Bird at Grange Audubon Center. In a single day event, birders and photographers experienced the wonder of wildlife through a photographer’s lens. Grange Audubon welcomed Canon, photographic industry leader and sponsor of the 2018 Audubon Photography Awards which were on…

Birding at Blendon Woods and Pickerington Metro Parks

Birding at Blendon Woods and Pickerington Metro Parks

Our birding adventure started at 9:00 am on the morning of September 22 at Blendon Woods Metro Park. There we walked the trail to Thoreau Lake, seeing many varieties of birds along the way. Some of the cool birds which we saw there included Chimney Swifts, Magnolia Warbler, Phoebe, Eastern Towhees, Ovenbird, and many Snowy…