Winter Birds in Ohio

Bird-watching is a popular pastime in this part of the world. More so in the winters when around two dozen species appear in Ohio alone. Putting their preferred food in the feeders can allow you to catch a glimpse of the various types of winter feathered friends from the comfort of your home.

The small winter birds of the state are the American goldfinch, red-bellied woodpecker, house finch, tufted titmouse, dark-eyed junco, and white-breasted nuthatch. There are bigger birds too residing in the state during the cold season.

Ohio (OH) Winter Birds

List of Winter Birds in Ohio

Birds That Stay Back In Ohio during Winter

Winter Migrants to Ohio

  • Bald Eagle
  • Brown Creeper
  • Common Redpoll
  • Dark-eyed Junco
  • Eastern Bluebird
  • Evening Grosbeak
  • Fox Sparrow
  • Great-horned Owl
  • Northern Saw-whet Owl
  • Pine Siskin
  • Purple Finch
  • Snow Bunting
  • White-winged Crossbill

Winter Birds in Ohio by Regions

Winter Birds in Northern Ohio: Northern Cardinal, House Finch, Mourning Dove

Winter Birds in Northeastern Ohio: White-throated Sparrow, Common Redpoll, White-winged Crossbill

Winter Birds in Central Ohio: Tufted Titmouse, House Sparrow, Cedar Waxwing

Winter Birds in Southern Ohio: Winter Wren, Pine Siskin, Eastern Bluebird

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