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.
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In the News...
New IBA video Watch an overview of the IBA (Important Bird Area) Program on the newly released video. PEPtBO is the caretaker for the Prince Edward South Shore IBA. If you would like to volunteer to help with some of our monitoring, please CONTACT US.
June 11, 2014