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Volunteers count waterfowl in the South Shore IBA
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Photo: David Okines)
Long-tailed Duck (Photo: Peter Fuller)
Celebrating the new Barn Swallow nesting structure
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Photo-David Okines)
Bohemian Waxing (Photo © Bruce Parker)
Northern Saw-whet Owl (Photo © Luis Villamil)


 The Observatory will open for spring banding late April.
 Trails in the National Wildlife Area and South Shore IBA are open all year.
If you wish to be notified about our IBA monitoring events please contact us (
PEPtBO is a migration research station located in the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area.  We are also caretakers for the Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird Area.




Birds of the Prince Edward Point NWA
PEPtBO  has released its 13-year report of birds in the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area.  It contains detailed reports for each species ...Full Story
Friday, January 12
Why Birds Matter
National Geographic (January 2018) has published an interesting and beautiful article Why Birds Matter by Jonathan Franzen with pictures by Joel ...Full Story
Wednesday, January 24
New Coffee Outlet
PEPtBO's Biodiversity-friendly Coffee is now available at The Birdhouse Nature Store (240 Presqu'ile Parkway, Brighton) You can still ...Full Story
Monday, November 20

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