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Northern Goshawk. Photo © David Okines.
An orange variant of an adult male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Photo © David Okines.
Northern Saw-whet Owl (Photo © Luis Villamil)
Waterfowl Count in the IBA
Common Nighthawk, Photo © David Okines.


 The Observatory opens for fall banding Aug 21st .  Visitors are welcome in the mornings when we are banding.
Saw-whet Owl Banding takes place on selected evenings in October (details HERE)
 Trails in the National Wildlife Area and South Shore are open all year.
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.


PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS 2018:  Congratulations to Helene Tremblay, Glen Harris, Sydney Smith and Beth Ernst.  See all the entries HERE



Save our Swallows!
See details from Nature Canada about how you can participate in conserving and recovering populations of aerial insectivores (swallows, martins, ...Full Story
Saturday, July 21
South Shore Stroll Aug 4&5
Join us for a stroll across the South Shore IBA Sat Aug 4 and Sun Aug 5.  Experience the unique flora and fauna of the South Shore. For route ...Full Story
Monday, June 25
Bird Genomes - University of Guelph Study
Birds Pack Smaller Genomes, More Brainpower for Flight, U of G Study Finds Read the article HERE ...Full Story
Thursday, May 17

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