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Northern Parula (Photo: Bruce Parker)
Volunteers count waterfowl in the South Shore IBA
Long-tailed Duck (Photo: Peter Fuller)
Celebrating the new Barn Swallow nesting structure
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Photo-David Okines)


 The Observatory is open for spring banding each day until May 31.  Banding takes place in the mornings (as long as it isn't raining or too windy) and is open to the public.
 Trails in the National Wildlife Area and South Shore are open all year.
Our Annual Meeting and Presentation (for friends and members) is Sat May 26 - Reserve tickets here before May 18
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.


Please sponsor one of the PEPtBO birders or teams for the Great Canadian Birdathon

Cheryl Anderson and the Kestrel Kounters               Peter Fuller and the Taking Terns           Tom Wheatley  Amy  Bodman

Sprague's Pipits (Kathy Felkar/Mike Burge)     Whiskeyjacks (David Okines)



Red Knot Research
From Arctic breeding grounds to the farthest tip of South America, this bird has one of the longest voyages in the animal kingdom. Now, decline of ...Full Story
Monday, April 30
Bird Genomes - University of Guelph Study
Birds Pack Smaller Genomes, More Brainpower for Flight, U of G Study Finds Read the article HERE ...Full Story
Thursday, May 17
Global Study and Bird Extinction
One in eight bird species is threatened with global extinction, and once widespread creatures such as the puffin, snowy owl and turtle dove are ...Full Story
Monday, April 30

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