FALL EVENTS 2020 at PEPtBO
Aug 15 - Oct 31 - Daily banding operations open to the public (mornings). Banding does not take place if it is too windy or raining
South Bound from the South Shore - Banding and Saw-whet Owls
Join us at the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory to celebrate birds on their fall migration. Bird banding happens from dawn until noon daily. Come out and see migratory birds up close. Our banders and volunteers will demonstrate netting and banding birds. Learn what banding research can tell us. Bird banding does not take place if it is raining or too windy. Admission free, donations accepted.
Family Owl Day Extravaganza at Prince Edward Point
Saturday, October 10, 10AM – 3PM
Sunday, October 11, 5—9PM, rain date Sunday, October 25
It 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. There will be an opportunity to assist with setting up the owl net and accompanying the volunteers to check the nets through out the evening. Observe the banding and take a behind the scenes tour of the banding lab. Enjoy the excitement of releasing a newly tagged and documented birds to continue its journey south. 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. $40 per person. The event is limited to 10 participants
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