One event on October 5, 2019 at 12:00am
One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00am
One event on October 17, 2019 at 12:00am
Aug 19 – Oct 31 2019
Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (PEPtBO)
Join experts and special guests for a series of guided walks, talks and special crafts and games during fall bird migration at the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory. This is one of the province’s best places to see the colourful and unusual birds that stop along the shores of Lake Ontario on their migratory routes.
Aug 19 – Oct 31: Bird banding – daily 8 am – 12 pm (free) Banding does not take place if it is raining or too windy.
Sat Sept 21: 8:30-10:30 am at the Observatory – Fall Warbler Identification Workshop ($5 donation per adult) Learn tips to identify warblers in their fall plumage, see birds up close at the banding lab, and practise skills on a walk to the lighthouse.
Sat Oct 5: Guided Bird Walk – 9 am at the Observatory ($5 donation per adult)
Sat Oct 12: Guided Bird Walk – 9 am at the Observatory ($5 donation per adult)
Saw-whet Owl Banding: (Free -must Register in advance – numbers limited: peptbo.ca)
Thu, Fri & Sat, Oct 3-5: 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Thu, Fri & Sat, Oct 17-19 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Note: Owl banding does not take place if it is raining or too windy – check the website before coming. Wear warm clothes and bring a flashlight.
Address: 6056 Long Point Rd, (County Rd 13) Prince Edward County
Registration: for more information and to register for the workshop, walks and owl banding go to https://naturematters.eventbrite.ca
Amenities: Roadside Parking, Washroom (no water), partially accessible, stroller friendly, no dogs at registered events
Contact: [email protected]
Notes: Watch for poison ivy. Ticks that carry Lyme disease are in the area. Dress as you would for a hike in the woods.
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