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Spring Birding Festival

PEPtBO Spring Birding Festival May 11-20, 2019

Full details, maps and registration at peptbo.ca/sbf.php

All Walks are approx. 2 hr. – $5 donation per person (children free)

Daily – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Observatory:  bird banding, hospitality tent, checklists, sightings board

Photography contest: Bird Portraits and Birds in Action – details at peptbo.ca

Deadline for entries is May 22, 2019

Big Week in the IBA – May 12-19:  Submit your list of species at the Observatory for prizes

Sat May 11 – World Migratory Bird Day

8 a.m.  Walk Traverse Woods with Kathy Felkar and Mike Burge

10 a.m. Walk from Observatory to the Lighthouse with Brian Joyce

3 p.m. Celebrate For the Birds—book launch reception/awards ceremony/poetry readings. Picton Branch, PEC Public Library (208 Main St. – contact Halliday at the Library: 613 399-2023)

4 p.m. Walk from Observatory to the Lighthouse with Cheryl Anderson

Sun May 12

8 a.m.  Walk Traverse Woods with Tom Wheatley

10 a.m. Walk from Observatory to the Lighthouse with Tom Wheatley

12 p.m. – Big Week in the IBA starts – Checklist and drop off box at the Observatory

Mon May 13

8 a.m.  Prince Edward County Field Naturalists – Birding the County: Sandbanks Park with Yvette Bree

Tue May 14

8 a.m.  Guided Trip – Beaver Meadow with Juanita Hummel (* fee: pre-register online – limited to 10)

8 a.m. Prince Edward County Field Naturalists – Birding the County: Hudgin-Rose Property with Sheila Kuja and Amy Bodman

Wed May 15

8 a.m. Guided Trip – Traverse Woods with Tom Wheatley (* fee: pre-register online – limited to 10)

7 p.m. – Prince Edward Field Naturalists – Birding the County:  Marsh Monitoring on the Millennium Trail with Terry Sprague

Thu May 16

8 a.m.  Guided Trip – South Shore Grasslands with Juanita Hummel (* fee: pre-register online – limited to 10)

Fri May 17

8 a.m. Guided Trip – Beaver Meadow with Keith Gregoire (* fee: pre-register online – limited to 10)

8 a.m. – Prince Edward County Field Naturalists – Birding the County:  Pt. Petre with Joanne Dewey

Sat May 18

8 a.m.  Guided Trip – Traverse Woods with Mike Burrell (* fee: pre-register online – limited to 10)

8 a.m.  Walk from Observatory to the Lighthouse with (TBA)

10 a.m. Walk from Observatory to the Lighthouse with Ketha Gillespie

11 a.m. at the Observatory – Book signing with Mike Burrell – Best Places to Bird in Ontario

4 p.m. Walk from Observatory to the Lighthouse with Cheryl Anderson

Sun May 19

8 a.m.  Guided Trip – Lighthall Wetlands with Peter Fuller (* fee: pre-register online – limited to 10)

8 a.m.  Walk Traverse Woods with Mike Burge and Kathy Felkar

10 a.m. Walk from Observatory to the Lighthouse with (TBA)

12 p.m. – Big Week in the IBA ends – submit your checklist of species in the box at the Observatory

Mon May 20

8 a.m. Walk Traverse Woods with Peter Fuller

Amenities:  Parking, Toilets (Observatory and Traverse Woods), Hospitality Tent (Observatory), Picnic Area, Accessible and Stroller-friendly (walks at the Observatory only), no dogs on walks please

Caution:  Poison Ivy is present in the area:  please stay on trails.  Ticks carrying Lyme Disease may be present

Price: There are free, $5 and $10 events. See event descriptions.