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Photo © David Okines.
(Photo of Northern Saw-whet Owl © Luis Villamil)
Long-tailed Duck (Photo: Peter Fuller)
Northern Parula (Photo: Bruce Parker)


Welcome to PEPtBO

 Fall banding has started and will take place every morning (weather permitting) until October 31.  Visitors are welcome.
Saw-whet Owl banding takes place Oct 1-31.  Visitors are welcome 8 - 10 p.m. (nets are not opened if it is raining or too windy)
 Trails in the National Wildlife Area and South Shore IBA are open all year.
PEPtBO is a migration research station located in the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area.  We are also caretakers for the Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird Area.
It's that special time of the year again. 
Saw-whet Owl banding is now ongoing till the end of October with the exception of the night of the 28th Oct.
Click here for a link to our 2017 Saw-whet Owl web page which is updated daily

New Barn Swallow Nesting Structure Officially Opened

In The News...
Volunteer Opportunities with the Nature Conservancy
NCC uses ecological restoration to help reverse environmental degradation and the loss of biodiversity. Their biologists tackle invasive species, ...Full Story
Thursday, August 24
New Barn Swallow Structure
On August 21 at 11 am, Councillor Steve Ferguson officially “opened” PEPtBO's new Barn Swallow nesting structure.  PEPtBO hosted ...Full Story
Wednesday, August 23
Mission Monarch Blitz 2017
Are you a Monarch Enthusiast? If so, you’re in luck! The Mission Monarch Blitz is happening from July 29 to August 6, and you are encouraged ...Full Story
Tuesday, August 1

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