Supporting the return of the Eastern Bluebird & other native cavity nesters since 1987

AN AFFILIATE OF THE NORTH AMERICAN BLUEBIRD SOCIETY

Supporting the return of the Eastern Bluebird & other native cavity nesters since 1987

AN AFFILIATE OF THE NORTH AMERICAN BLUEBIRD SOCIETY

About Bluebirds

About the Ohio Bluebird Society

The Ohio Bluebird Society (OBS) provides information and encouragement for those wishing to engage in the conservation of bluebirds and other native cavity nesting species. 

Ohio Bluebird Society, Inc. (OBS) was formed in 1987 for the purpose of supporting the return and the perpetuation of the Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) and other native cavity nesting birds in Ohio.  To this end, OBS will strive for the best methods to use, conserve and create habitat for the protection of such species. 

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About the Ohio Bluebird Society

The Ohio Bluebird Society (OBS) provides information and encouragement for those wishing to engage in the conservation of bluebirds and other native cavity nesting species. 

Ohio Bluebird Society, Inc. (OBS) was formed in 1987 for the purpose of supporting the return and the perpetuation of the Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) and other native cavity nesting birds in Ohio.  To this end, OBS will strive for the best methods to use, conserve and create habitat for the protection of such species. 

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Support the Ohio Bluebird Society

Join the Ohio Bluebird Society

Support the OBS by becoming a member!  Membership benefits include:

– Connect with others who love nature and love helping Bluebirds.
– Help the Bluebirds by encouraging the efforts of OBS to fulfill its mission
– Have access to export advise from experienced Bluebird trail monitors, teachers and scientists.  AND MORE!

Donate

Make a tax deductible contribution to the Ohio Bluebird Society today!

2022 Ohio Bluebird Society Conference

March 5, 2022

Due to COVID-19, we are doing a virtual conference for 2022. The theme is: Beyond the Basics. 

PRESENTATIONS
  • Invertebrates and Technologies: Direct Connections to Bird Populations by Andy Jones, Ph.D.
  • Extreme Home Makeover: Wilds’ Edition—American Kestrels Get New Digs and Flourish by Genelle Uhrig, M.Sc
  • Going for the Gold: Three Decades of Prothonary Warbler Husbandry by Dan Best and Rachel McKinney
  • Bringing Back the Bluebird: Best Practices by Bethany Gray
  • Orchard Nest Boxes Benefit Falcons and Farmers in Michigan by Megan Shave, Ph.D.
  • Creative and Meaningful Conservation Projects by Darlene Sillick
  • European Starlings and House Sparrows – How Bad Can They Be? by Paula Ziebarth

2021 Fledgling Count

Updated 05/13/22

Eastern Bluebird – 4782
Tree Swallow – 7241
House Wren – 2600
Carolina Chickadee – 101
Black – Capped Chickadee – 53
Carolina Wren – 37
Prothonotary Warbler – 141
Purple Martin – 4385
American Kestrel – 209
Barn Swallow – 176
Wood Duck – 10
Norther Rough-winged Swallow – 6
House Sparrow Eggs Dispatched – 214
House Sparrows Eggs Destroyed – 931
European Starling Eggs Dispatched – 5
European Starling Eggs Destroyed – 26
Total # of Reports – 54
Total # of Nest Boxes – 3026
Purple Martin nest cavities – 78
Kestrel boxes – 38
Prothonotary Warbler nest jars – 20