Birding & Wildlife

Visitors to MetroParks of Butler County have many opportunities to observe birds and other wildlife in their natural habitats. Take a walk along trails or sit by the water and watch for birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals.

Gilmore MetroPark

Located within the City of Hamilton, 268-acre Gilmore MetroPark was designated as an Important Birding Area by the National Audubon Society. The park's wetland areas are an important habitat for shorebirds, waders and waterfowl. The park's wetland areas in depth seasonally, with the best birding opportunities happening in spring and fall during migration season.
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Eastern Bluebird

Voice of America MetroPark

Voice of America MetroParks' National Audubon Society Designated Important Birding Area is home to field-loving birds like Bobolinks, Henslow's Sparrow and more. Raptors and waterfowl can also be found in the park's prairies and the 35-acre VOA Lake.
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