Fall Dinner and Silent Auction - SAT. OCTOBER 25 - - : Details Here
Saw-whet Owl banding is now underway - click here for daily totals
Thanksgiving Weekend (Oct. 11, 12, 13) - MIGRATION MATTERS - Guided walks and Hospitality Tent - Details Here
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.
- A Volunteer-run, registered charity (869685420RR0001)
- A Migration monitoring station established in 1995 to continue the research started by the Kingston Field Naturalists in the 1970's and 80's.
- A Member of the Canadian Migration Monitoring Network (CMMN)
- The Caretaker for the globally significant Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird Area
The Observatory is open to the public. ( click here for Fall Banding times, or Spring Banding times, or Maps/Directions)
PEPtBO is committed to increasing the appreciation, knowledge and understanding of birds by collecting data through spring and fall banding programs, a daily census, observation surveys and research projects. We strive to provide the community with opportunities to support and engage in the conservation of bird populations and habitats.
In the News...
MIGRATION MATTERS WEEKEND Join us on the Thanksgiving weekend (Oct. 11, 12, 13) for our MIGRATION MATTERS event. Guided bird walks (9a.m. each morning from the Observatory). $5 per person (children under 12 free!) Banding demonstrations. Banding takes place from 8a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Coffee/treats at our hospitality tent Free Migration Matters magnets Bring binoculars if you have them and practise identifying birds in their fall migration plumage. Each walk will last approx. 2 hours.
September 17, 2014