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!
In the event of severe weather, the Ohio Bird Sanctuary may close during scheduled open hours. If you plan to visit OBS during an active weather alert or warning, please call 419-884-4295 to check the Open status.
Here Comes the Fall Wildlife Festival!
For more details click HERE to go to the Calendar page.
GIVE A GIFT ON AMAZON!Want to help the Ohio Bird Sanctuary in a very specific way? Click HERE to find out how!
"Large Bird Enclosure
To see pictures and learn more about the project, click here.
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.
2013 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