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Yellow-throated Vireo. Photo Bruce Parker.
Northern Goshawk. Photo David Okines.
Golden-winged Warbler, Traverse Woods. Photo Bruce Parker.
Long-tailed Duck (Photo: Peter Fuller)
Northern Parula (Photo: Bruce Parker)


Welcome to PEPtBO

Spring banding Apr 10-May 31 (mornings).  Open to the public
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.


  (Festival printanier d'observation des oiseaux)

Fish Crow, new to the Observatory banding list.

The Fish Crow thats been hanging around for two days finally got banded on the 19th


Say's Phoebe new for the Observatory

A Say's Phoebe was found and photographed by Jacques Turner-Moss on the front lawn on Sunday evening (Apr 23rd).


Sponsor a birder for the 2017 Great Canadian Birdathon

PEPtBO is holding a Big Day in the IBA - May 21, 2017.  Our goal is to identify 100 species on that day.  The Gosling Foundation will be donating $50 per species to fund work in the South Shore IBA.  You can multiply these funds by sponsoring any of these PEPtBO birders (click on the name to go to their sponsor page):

Join us for the Big Day on May 21 or register yourself for the Great Canadian Birdathon any time in May (register HERE)

PEPtBO Annual Meeting - Sat May 27, 5:30 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate another year of work at the Bird Observatory.  The event is open to members and friends of the Observatory.  A buffet dinner will be followed by a presentation from Hazel Wheeler about her work the Eastern Loggerhead Shrike Recovery Program.  Winners of the 2017 Photo Contest will be announced. Reserve tickets HERE.

In The News...
Nature Matters! Launch - You're Invited
JOIN US FOR THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH - THU. APR. 20, 10 a.m. at the OBSERVATORY Prince Edward Point Observatory (PEPtBO) has just released Nature ...Full Story
Friday, April 14
Join the Great Canadian Birdathon
Join the Great Canadian Birdathon this May and support the work of PEPtBO. This spring, the time you spend birding can help the very birds ...Full Story
Tuesday, March 28
Snow Bunting Report
Find out about the fascinating work of Snow Bunting studies in the Canadian Snow Bunting Network report. Read the whole report HERE. ...Full Story
Saturday, January 14

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