Learn more about Black Swamp Bird Observatory at www.bsbo.org
The Theodore "Ted" A. Parker III Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by Victor Emanuel Nature Tours (VENT), provides one full scholarship (tuition and travel) each year for an Ohio Young Birder to attend Camp Chiricahua, VENT’s flagship summertime youth birding camp.
Applications must be submitted to Black Swamp Bird Observatory by January 15, 2019. The scholarship will be awarded in February.
More information and an application form can be found HERE.
Thank you for helping us
reach our BIG SIT/BIG DAY Fundraiser goal!
This year OYBC’s fundraising efforts, made by each chapter through conducting a Big Sit or Big Day, allowed us to donate $1,000 to the Lights Out Buckeyes - a conservation project of The Ornithology Club at Ohio State.
Click HERE for details
Helping to fledge the next generation of birders!
Zeiss made a pledge that for each VICTORY SF Binocular that was purchased through Time & Optics Ltd. during the month of May, ZEISS Birding would donate a TERRA ED 8x32 to the Ohio Young Birders Club. Thanks to this very special promotion, the OYBC received 18 pairs of TERRA binoculars!!
MONTHLY BIRD PHOTO ID QUIZ
"GEMS OF THE CHIRICAHUAS"
By OYBC member, Travis Kaye
Identify each numbered species.
[Hint: All of these photos were taken in Arizona while Travis attended
VENT’s summer Camp Chiricahua.]
For more information on VENT's Camp Chiricahua and
OYBC scholarships for youth birding camps, click HERE.
*Click on photo to enlarge image
To submit your answers please use the Google Form by clicking HERE, send an email to email@example.com with [December 2018 Quiz] in the subject line or, mail in your answer to OYBC Photo Quiz,
13551 W. St. Rt. 2, Oak Harbor, OH 43449.
Winning entries will be put into a drawing to win a copy of
The Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding,
The Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of the Midwest,
or a Black Swamp Bird Observatory Winter Beanie!
PLUS assorted birder swag from our amazing sponsors!
* Must be an OYBC member to be eligible to win a prize
1. Long-tailed Duck
2. Red-necked Grebe
3. Red-throated Loon
4. Harlequin Duck
5. White-winged Scoter
American Birding Association
Canton Audubon Society
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Erbco Custom Covers
Grange Insurance Audubon Center
Historic Woodlawn Cemetery & Arboretum
Hunt's Photo & Video
Kaufman Field Guides
Metroparks of the Toledo Area
Ohio Bluebird Society
Ohio Division of Wildlife
The Wilderness Center
Time & Optics, Ltd
Toledo Naturalists' Association
Victor Emanuel Nature Tours (VENT)
OYBC Facebook Page