Spring Birding Festival Program
Guided Bird Walks: ($5 per person)
PEC Field Naturalists Guided Walks (all at 8 a.m.)
Birding the County (Bus tour)
Sunday May 21: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Bus Tour has been cancelled for 2017. Join us for guided walks or the Big Day for part or all of the day.
Big Day in the IBA (free)
Sunday May 21 - The Gosling Foundation challenges County Birders to identify 100 species in the PEC South Shore Important Bird and Biodiversity Area. The Foundation will contribute $50 to Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory for each species identified. Prizes for the most species identified.
Join any or all of the guided walks
Wrap up and Results Tally at the Bird Observatory - join us for coffee and snacks
Make May 21 your Great Canadian Birdathon Day and add even more dollars to the work of PEPtBO. Join one or more of our guided hikes or bird on your own in the IBA. Register HERE to obtain checklist and map
Night Time Adventures ($5 per person)
Friday May 19, 8 p.m.: Meet at the Municipal Parking Lot in Picton (corner or Mary St. and Elizabeth St.) to see Chimney Swifts in downtown Picton; travel to the South Shore Important Bird area to listen for Whip-poor-wills; and finish off with Screech Owls in Glenwood Cemetery. (carpooling is available)
PEPtBO Annual Meeting and Birdathon Wrap-up
Saturday May 27 – 5:30 pm Prince Edward Yacht Club for dinner and guest speaker . Photo Contest winners announced
2017 Photo Contest
This year we are celebrating the birds of the South Shore IBA. The deadline for entries is Wed May 24. Download full entry details