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!

2021 Ohio Bluebird Society Conference

March 6, 2021

Due to COVID-19, we are doing a virtual conference for 2021. The theme is: Back to the Basics. 

PRESENTATIONS

Bet Zimmerman Smith – Bluebirding 101
Bet Zimmerman Smith – NABS introduction
Dick Tuttle – Wildlife Management for Tree Swallows
Marne Titchenell – Woodland Cavity Nesting Birds
Marne Titchenell – Woodpecker Use of Nestboxes 
Paula Ziebarth – Don’t Pull That House Sparrow Nest! 
Hannah Thomas – Deer Creek State Park Monitoring
Zak Beaver – Establishing the Minerva Park Blue Bird Trail
Elizabeth Kanzeg – Opal Ashcraft: Birder, Artist and Friend
EJ Steele – A Home for the Swifts

2020 Fledgling Count

Updated 02/22/21

Eastern Bluebird – 6104
Tree Swallow – 5569
House Wren – 2349
Carolina Chickadee – 67
Black – Capped Chickadee – 47
Carolina Wren – 108
Prothonotary – 101
Tufted Titmouse – 31
Purple Martin – 1852
American Kestrel – 178
Barn Swallow – 184
Osprey – 13
Wood Duck – 21
Norther Rough-winged Swallow – 6
House Sparrow Eggs Eliminated – 895
House Sparrows Destroyed – 1296
European Starling Eggs Removed – 1
European Starling Eggs Destroyed – 38
Total # of Reports – 65
Total # of Nest Boxes – 3456