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Northern Goshawk. Photo David Okines.
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Photo: David Okines)
Common Nighthawk, new species for the Observatory banding list. Photo David Okines.


The Observatory is in operation Apr 11-May 31 and Aug 15-Oct 31.  Trails are open year round.

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Welcome to PEPtBO


Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (PEPtBO) is a migration research station located along the eastern tip of Prince Edward County about 30 minutes southeast of Picton, Ontario in the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area.  Each year we band 15,000+ birds of more than 200 species.  A daily census documents the hundreds of thousands of birds that pass through in spring and fall.  We are also caretakers for the Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird Area.
Saw-whet Owl Banding
In The News...
The Phantom Road Experiment
A clever experiment reveals how fake traffic noise drives songbirds out of forests and harms the ones that stay behind. Click here to read more ...Full Story
Tuesday, September 1
Motus Article
You may have noticed the new Motus wildlife tracking system,that was installed at PEPtBO. Click here to read the Secrets of Bird Movements ...Full Story
Friday, July 17
2015 PEPtBO AGM & 20th Celebration
2015 PEPtBO AGM & 20th Celebration 2015 PEPtBO AGM & 20th Celebration A record crowd attended to celebrate the 20th year of Bird banding at ...Full Story
Tuesday, June 2

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