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The Biggest Week in American Birding

The Biggest Week in American Birding

Black Swamp Bird Observatory
13551 W. State Route 2
Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449

Friday, May 5 - Sunday, May 14, 2023

Registration for Biggest Week in American Birding is now open!

The schedule for the 2023 Biggest Week In American Birding has posted and the Black Swamp Bird Observatory has a great array of identification, conservation, and birding workshops along with other great programs, field trips, outings, and more!

Keynote Speakers

Alyssa Bardy - Indigenous People and Birds
Laura Erickson - Plants to Feed the Birds
Cin-Ty Lee and Andrew Birch - Flycatchers

Featured Banquet Speaker Erro Lehnert - California Condors 

David Lindo
 - The Urban Birder
Kevin Loughlin and John Kricher - Galapagos Islands: Darwin's Smoking Gun
Holly Merker - Ornitherapy
Mark Shieldcastle - The History of Magee Marsh
Scott Whittle - How Birders and Technology Will Save Wildlife

​If you have any questions or need help registering, you can call Black Swamp Bird Observatory at 419-898-4070 or email us at

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