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.
PEPtBO is a:
- Volunteer-run, registered charity (869685420RR0001)
- Migration monitoring station established in 1995 to continue the research started by the Kingston Field Naturalists in the 1970's and 80's.
- Member of the Canadian Migration Monitoring Network (CMMN)
- 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 and observations. We strive to promote informed decision-making in the area of environmental conservation and to provide the community with opportunities to support and engage in the conservation of bird populations and habitats.
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