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.
Become a member of PEPtBO! (online membership now available)
Spring Birding Festival (May 10-19, 2014) - Events and Workshops (April and May)
In the News...
BIRDATHON! Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory is pleased to announce this year’s Guest Birder, Nick Quickert. Nick is a Quinte resident and has had a life-long fascination with nature and birds.Nick is a long time participant in the Quinte area Christmas Bird Counts and has had a major role in the latest Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas with a total of nine squares in the Quinte area and cottage country. Nick has birded worldwide, travelling on six continents and seeing over 5000 species. Nick will join Terry Sprague’s team, Sprague’s Pipits for a fun day of birding. They are hoping to find a
March 25, 2014