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Hinckley, Ohio: Buzzards Come Back to Hinckley

Every year on March 15 the buzzards return to a field outside of Hinckley, beating the more famous Swallows of Capistrano by a couple of days.

Hinckley Reservation

1 Metropolitan Park W., Hinckley, OH
Hinckley Reservation. From Hinckley drive east two miles on Hwy 303. Turn right at the blinker light onto State Rd. Drove south 1.5 miles. Drive across the little creek, then make the next right onto West Drive. You'll see the Buzzards' Roost parking area ahead on the left.
Buzzards return every March 15. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Buzzards Return to Hinckley, Ohio

The buzzards (or turkey vultures) return to Hinckley every year because of the dead animals that were killed in the Great Hunt of 1888.

[Charles Pope, 01/27/2001]

The hunt took place in 1818, not 1888. Buzzards must have long memories.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Worden's LedgesWorden's Ledges, Hinckley, OH - 1 mi.
Chief Logan: Big Indian HeadChief Logan: Big Indian Head, Bath, OH - 5 mi.
Boy and the BootBoy and the Boot, Wadsworth, OH - 13 mi.
In the region:
Site of the Kent State Massacre, Kent, OH - 20 mi.

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