OWL EVENTS 2020 at PEPtBO
Saw-whet Owl Banding
Thu.-Sat., October 8 to 10, 15 to 17, 22 to 24, 8:15-9:15 PM
Evenings in October are all about Owls. Learn about Saw-whets in particular, how we catch them and why. See owls up close, watch the banding and release. Owl banding does not take place if it is raining or too windy – check the website before coming. Dress warmly and bring a flashlight. Please, no flash photography.
Registration required (see below), $10/person - children under 12 free). LIMITED TO 30 PEOPLE per NIGHT. If the event is cancelled because of weather, participants will have the option of a refund. We are not able to refund donations.
Saturday, October 10, 10AM – 3PM
This is a day packed with fun and dedicated to all things Owls. With demonstrations, crafts, scavenger hunts, and family friendly activities there is something for everyone. Dissect an owl pellet, make an owl mask, decorate an owl cookie, check out the specimens table and much more. At 2:00 pm meet the Saw-whet Owl expert and learn about these charming wee owls.
Sunday, October 11, 5—9 PM, rain date Sunday, October 25
This is an exclusive evening of Saw-whet Owl fun and facts. Join us at the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory for a private owl night. Enjoy a BBQ burger dinner with all the trimmings and meet Saw-whet Owls up-close.
Bring your questions about owls, banding and migratory bird research. Our staff and volunteers will share their knowledge and their owl stories. Cameras welcome but, please, no flash photography.
Owl banding does not take place if it is raining or too windy. You will be contacted if banding will be rescheduled Dress warmly and bring a flashlight.
Registration is required as space is limited - $40 per person.