An annotated list of the 266 bird species that have been recorded in the county, with a section on the best birding locations.
Hocking County is one of the natural jewels of Ohio, favored as it is with impressive geological and biological diversity, and it is one of the most sought-out destinations for watching, and studying, the 266 species of bird life that have been recorded in the county. Here, the reader is introduced to the geological and biological history of the region, and to the importance of protecting the habitat, diversity of the county as homes to the diverse bird life -- and other forms of life -- in the county. One chapter identifies and describes twenty of the best birding sites in the county. Includes a separate checklist for personal record keeping and an index to common names and places.