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...
Participate in Baillie Birdathon May 2014 PARTICIPATE IN THE BAILLIE BIRDATHON How it works: Register for the BIrdathon (online with Mike Burge ) Collect sponsors Identify as many species as you can over a 24-hr period sometime in May Funds raised support the work of PEPtBO You don’t have to be an expert birder and you don’t have to bird for the full 24 hours. We leave that to the crazy bird people! The most important job is to find sponsors. Every dollar makes a great difference to the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory. PEPtBO must raise enough money to cover its entire budget, as we receive no
April 22, 2014