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An orange variant of an adult male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Photo © David Okines.
(Photo of Northern Saw-whet Owl © Luis Villamil)
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Photo: David Okines)
Common Nighthawk, new species for the Observatory banding list. Photo © David Okines.

 

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

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 120 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.
 
In The News...
Mystery Writer Steve Burrows - 2016 Guest Birder
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Friday, April 22
Spring Waterfowl Count
Volunteers spread across the Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) on Sat. Apr 2 to get a one-day snapshot ...Full Story
Tuesday, April 5
White Pines
As a presenter at the wpd white Pines ERT appeal PEPtBO is pleased to join with APPEC in celebrating the decision of the Appeal.  Please see message ...Full Story
Saturday, February 27

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