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!
The Sanctuary buildings will be closed January through March 15 for renovations. Trails, outdoor aviary/displays and bird care clinic will remain open. Take time this winter to enjoy the artistry the season creates. This track was made by a raptor in pursuit of prey.
Donate Directly with Pay Pal
To make a monetary contribution to OBS easy, we now accept donations directly to OBS with your credit card! Pay Pal is a safe and easy way to contribute online. Click the "DONATE" button below to help us help the birds!
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.
Want to help the Ohio Bird Sanctuary in a very specific way?Click HERE to find out how!
We will have lots of winter fun on Monday, January 19th, Saturday, January 31st, and Monday, February 16th, from 10 am to 2 pm. For infomation 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
- EarthShare of Ohio