Northern Parula (Photo: Bruce Parker)
Red-eyed Vireo (photo: Ketha Gillespie)
Long-tailed Duck (Photo: Peter Fuller)
An orange variant of an adult male Rose-breasted Grosbeak Photo © David Okines.
Waterfowl Count in the IBA
Common Nighthawk, Photo © David Okines.


The Observatory is now closed for the winter.  Spring Banding is planned to run April 15 - May 31, 2019
 Trails in the National Wildlife Area and South Shore 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.  We are a registered charity supported and run by volunteers.


Swift Watch May 16
Help monitor Chimney Swifts in Picton with the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists. On May 16 at 7:30 PM till dusk, come out and help with ...Full Story
Wednesday, April 17
Help Monitor Monarchs!
Help Monarchs! Prince Edward Point has been designated as a Monarch Butterfly Reserve since 1995. Mission Monarch is a citizen science ...Full Story
Wednesday, March 27
Huff Family Fund supports NatureHood at the Observatory
PEPtBO is grateful for the support from the Huff Family Fund for our NatureHood program.  The grant will allow us to continue to provide ...Full Story
Monday, March 11

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Adopt a Northern Saw-whet Owl and assist Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory's efforts in monitoring migrating bird populations. Help support one...