Christmas Bird Count: O’Shaughnessy

LocationThe O’Shaughnessy Reservoir Christmas Bird Count is centered at 40.2167 degrees North x -83.2167 degrees West, which is in Union County just northwest of the intersection of Watkins Road (CR 104) and State Road (CR 96).  The count circle includes much of the O’Shaughnessy Reservoir, suburban Dublin, and rural areas.
HistoryThe O’Shaughnessy Reservoir CBC has been conducted annually since 1955.
Cumulative HistoryA spreadsheet showing the number of species for each each year that the count has been conducted is in preparation.  (The spreadsheet will be in Microsoft Excel format.)
ContactDarlene Sillick (614-288-3696)

Detailed Annual Reports

January 16, 2018
CBC: Blacklick Woods Metro Park

Christmas Bird Count 2017: O’Shaughnessy Reservoir

Summary On December 31, 2017, 43 observers sponsored by Columbus Audubon spent the day counting birds in North West Columbus, including portions of Franklin, Delaware, and […]
January 1, 2017
Great Blue Heron - Photo Earl Harrison

Christmas Bird Count 2016: O’Shaughnessy Reservoir

Summary On December 31, 2016, 71 observers sponsored by Columbus Audubon spent the day counting birds in northwest Columbus, including areas of Franklin, Delaware and Union […]
January 5, 2015
Red-tailed Hawk - Photo Earl Harrison

Christmas Bird Count 2014: O’Shaughnessy Reservoir

115th OHOS Christmas Bird Count December 31, 2014 On December 31, 2014, 68 observers sponsored by Columbus Audubon spent the day counting birds in the northwest […]
January 5, 2014
Short-eared Owl - Photo Alan Schmierer

Christmas Bird Count 2013: O’Shaughnessy

The O’Shaughnessy Reservoir (OHOS) Chirstmas Bird Count was held on Tuesday December 31. It was a very cold day and the morning brought blinding snow showers […]
January 5, 2010

Christmas Bird Count 2009: O’Shaughnessy Reservoir

Count Summary Number of Party Hours: 69.5 Species reported on count date: 76 Our actual species on count day were 73, plus 3 species for count […]
January 1, 2009

Christmas Bird Count 2008: O’Shaughnessy Reservoir

Introduction The 2008 O’Shaughnessy Reservoir Christmas Bird Count was held on Saturday, January 3, 2009.  The first O’Shaughnessy CBC was held on December 31, 1956, making […]