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BPBO Annual Open House

Date:  TBA… in early September From 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  

Posted in UPCOMING EVENTS

Stephane’s blog for April 20, 2016

Spring banding started with a boom!   The nets were up and we were ready on that first dawn of Spring migration monitoring! It was a clear, windless, cool morning on April 15th, when at 6:15am, we opened our nets

Posted in STATION NOTES / BLOG

Stephane’s Blog for April 12

Spring migration monitoring is about to begin!   Once again, another spring season at the Cabot Head Research Station is soon to unfold. It will be the 15th year that the Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory has been monitoring migrant birds

Posted in STATION NOTES / BLOG

BPBO has Coffee that helps Birds!

by Noreen Steinacher BPBO members recent trip to Nicaragua – Seeing shade grown coffee and bird habitant preservation in action: In December 2015 a group of BPBO members and friends traveled to Nicaragua. Great trip, but I’ll get right to

Posted in INFORMATION

Stéphane Menu’s blog for March

Cabot Head in Winter I have spent many days in spring and fall at Cabot Head, enjoying this beautiful place with bird migration in full force, the renewal of spring, the slowdown of fall, the many moods of Georgian Bay.

Posted in STATION NOTES / BLOG

Fall 2015 Migration Monitoring Report

 Fall migration report complete with photos.

Posted in STATION NOTES / BLOG

Stephane’s end of season blog-November 11

A time to pause and reflect   Now that the daily migration monitoring has ended, it is time to compile, sum up, and analyze all the data collected over the past two and a half months. From mid-August to the

Posted in STATION NOTES / BLOG

Stephane’s blog for October 30, 2015 -The last week…

Storm! (Oct. 30) The past week was marked by an intense wind- and rainstorm shutting down banding for two days! On Wednesday, an extremely strong East wind blew all day, driving rain horizontally and whipping whitecaps on giant Georgian Bay

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Stephane’s blog for October 24th

A bird on my shoulder! (Oct.24) The bicoloured-bill gang has arrived, signaling that the end of fall migration is near: both Fox and American Tree Sparrows show a beak of two colours, black on their upper mandible and yellow on

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Stephane’s Blog for October 16

Giving thanks! (October 16) The land is now cloaked in brilliant hues of orange and golden and red.  The tilting of the Earth is inexorably bringing us into colder weather and shorter days. With a warm weather feeling like an

Posted in STATION NOTES / BLOG