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.
Become a member of PEPtBO! (online membership now available)
Spring Birding Festival (May 10-19, 2014) - Events brochure
Register for Workshops
In the News...
Breakfast for the Birds Half Moon Bay Winery is starting their season with Breakfast for the Birds, Saturday, March 22nd, 8:00 to 12:00. You are invited to join them to celebrate their spring reopening and support the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory. The deicious menu includes Pancakes and Sausage smothered with County Maple Syrup, mulled wine, hot chocolate, coffee or tea. Adult - $7.00 * Child – $3.50 All proceeds to PEP Bird Observatory Full details and directions here.
March 3, 2014