WELCOMEThe Ohio Bird Sanctuary is a 501(3) non-profit organization which is dedicated to the rehabilitation of Ohio's native birds of prey and songbirds, with an emphasis on educating the community about conservation of our natural resources.
The Bird Sanctuary is open to the public and encompasses over 90 acres including; hiking trails, live bird of prey displays, and a walk-through songbird aviary. Visitors can purchase a small cup of meal worms in the Visitor Center and hand feed the aviary residents.
Visitor Center, Displays and Trail Open Hours
- Monday - Visitor Center, Displays and Trails closed
- Tuesday through Saturday - 10:00am to 4:00pm
- Sunday - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
- ADMISSION IS FREE: DONATIONS WELCOMED!
GIVE A GIFT ON AMAZON!Want to help the Ohio Bird Sanctuary in a very specific way? Click HERE to find out how!
Supporting Winter Birds - With notes from author Julie Zickefoose
Click HERE! for ideas on how to help the birds this winter!
"Large Bird Enclosure
To see pictures and learn more about the project, click here.
Cedar Waxwings Find Shelter for the WinterThe Cedar Waxwings who are permanent, and very friendly residents in the Songbird Aviary, have been moved inside for the winter. They, and a few other less than winter hardy souls will be off display until spring. The aviary will remain open with the Ohio hardy species still available for viewing.
Ohio Bird Sanctuary-Visitor Center Renovation Project
To learn more about OBS and the project click HERE!
A NOTE to TEACHERSWe would love to offer our programs to teachers and educators for the enhancement of your curriculum both in school and at OBS. Find our educational offerings under the School Programs tab. School programs are offered at the Sanctuary and off-site at any time during the school year and for summer school programs .
"STORY TIME IN THE NEST" PRESCHOOL PROGRAM!
During Story Time in the Nest the children will hear a nature story and meet a special bird visitor. To see more about the program, see the Preschool Program page.
INJURED BIRDSIf you believe you have an injured or orphaned bird, please click HERE and read the information provided, to verify that the bird needs further assistance. If the bird needs help, please call the Sanctuary. If no one is in the office at the moment or it is after hours, leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible. Please do not contact by email for bird emergencies.
2011 Annual ReportThe Annual Report is now available on the General Donations page.
EARTHSHARE OF OHIOOhio Bird Sanctuary is a part of Earthshare of Ohio. Earthshare makes supporting the Sanctuary through workplace giving possible. For more info on Earthshare of Ohio see their website at:
- EarthShare of Ohio
PROGRAM DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON WMFD!
Phone: 419-884-HAWK (4295)
For more contact information please see the Contact Page
Please note: Rock Road and St Rt 314 have now RE-OPENED!
- EarthShare of Ohio