Thousands Of Adorable Jungle Songbirds Will Be Making Their Way Through Ohio In May
Did you know that Ohio welcomes thousands of tropical forest songbirds every year? Unless you’re a bird-watcher or nature enthusiast, you likely didn’t. Here in the Buckeye State, thousands of rare songbirds migrate to northwest Ohio throughout the month of May each year—adding a little color, whimsy and song to our landscape. It’s a beautiful natural phenomenon that you’ll want to keep your eyes peeled for.
Please note: Magee Marsh State Wildlife Area is currently closed due to COVID-19 and large crowds during the spring season, according to the Ohio Division of Wildlife.
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Have you ever greeted these beautiful birds in Ohio along their migration? Share your thoughts, photos and experiences with us!
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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