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Fall Birding Festival

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 practice skills on a walk to the lighthouse.

Sat Oct 5:  Guided Bird Walk – 9 am at the Observatory

($5 donation per adult)

Sat Oct 12Guided 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: 6059 Long Point Rd, (County Rd 13) Prince Edward County

Admission: All walks (approx. 2 hours) by $5 donation/adult

Amenities: Roadside Parking, Washroom (no water), accessible, stroller friendly, no dogs on walks please

Full details, maps and registration at www.peptbo.ca or e-mail info@peptbo.ca

Caution:  Poison Ivy is present in the area:  please stay on trails.

Price: There are frees. See event descriptions.