A page for island bird lovers!
We’ve created this page to post information and resources for birdwatchers and birding events.
This page will be updated when new information is available so please stop back.
2021 Bird Banding Dates
All dates subject to change, cancellation, weather, or rainout Call if in doubt!
Banding begins ½ hour before sunrise and usually ends mid-afternoon.
Middle Bass Island
April 25 through May 1
Location: East Point Preserve
South Bass Island
May 2 through May 5
May 9 through May 12
September 8 through September 14
Location (Look for bird banding sign):
Vineyard Bed & Breakfast 910 Columbus Avenue
Lake Erie Bass Islands Bird Banding Project
H. Thomas Bartlett (Federal Permit # 21624)
1833 South Winfield Drive, Tiffin, Ohio 44883
(419) 447-0005, 567-278-2300 or 419-937-6255
2020 Lake Erie Bass Islands Avian Research Project
Lake Erie Islands Bird Checklist
Preserves and Trail Maps
Ready to hit the trails and enjoy our beautiful birds and natural landscape? Download trail maps here:
Get trail maps of two of our best preserves for bird watching!
Explore the Jane Coates Wildflower Trail for beautiful islands flora and fauna.
This lakeshore preserve offers great views and birdwatching.
Find more information on islands birds and other local wildlife on our Islands Fauna Page.
More information on birding efforts and events can be found on our main Resources page here.
Or keep track of upcoming events on the LEIC Events Page here.
Enjoy your birding!