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 […]
March 19, 2018
Scouts planting Spicebush at the Green Lawn Pond

Earth Day Work Day at Green Lawn

Join Columbus Audubon in a work day for Earth Day at Green Lawn Cemetery on April 14 from 9:00 am to noon! The main effort will […]
March 19, 2018
Rusty Blackbird - Photo Andy Reago / Chrissy McClarren

A Little Rusty on Rusty Blackbirds?

Even if your blackbird ID skills are a little "rusty", you can spot Rusty Blackbirds and maybe help us understand why their numbers are declining.
February 10, 2018
Great Blue Heron - Photo Earl Harrison

Audubon Convention Scheduled

The National Audubon Society has announced plans for the next Audubon Convention! The 2019 Convention will be held July 26-28, 2019, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There, the Wisconsin Audubon Council, Milwaukee […]