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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 3 - Sunday, May 12, 2024

Be in the Warbler Capital of the World, for "The Biggest Week" to celebrate peak of spring bird migration on the Lake Erie Marsh Region of northwest Ohio.

Stops for bird watching include several natural areas around the region. Hosted by Black Swamp Bird Observatory.

Black Swamp Bird Observatory is thrilled to offer a series of accessible field trips during the Biggest Week In American Birding. These field trips will move at the speed of the slowest birder to ensure no one is left behind. Accessible bathrooms will be available at each site. Twenty binoculars will be available for use.

Follow this link to view the 2024 digital birding guide for more information! And follow this link to view the event schedule!

The 2024 keynote lineup for The Biggest Week In American Birding has been announced! They will have New York Times Best Selling Authors, a HUGE book launch, and more!

​Christian Cooper - Friday, May 3
Tammah Watts - Saturday, May 4
Kevin Karlson - Sunday, May 5
Peter Kaestner - Monday, May 6
Kenn Kaufman - Tuesday, May 7
Amy Tan - Wednesday, May 8
Jerry Berrier - Thursday, May 9
Jennifer Ackerman - Friday, May 10


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