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Pelee Wings PIBO Bird Talk: Mexico’s Iconic Bird

On Sunday, May 12, 2024, join Mexican bird guide Rodrigo Lopez on Pelee Island to learn about the natural and cultural history of the Rose-bellied bunting, one of Mexico’s most beautiful endemic birds. Confined to an area about the size of Algonquin Park, the plight of this tiny blue-and-rose bird, which struggles to survive in habitat threatened by a transoceanic railway, wind farms, and global warming, signals the threat to the tens of millions of birds that migrate twice a year through pinch-points such as Pelee Island and the Mexican Isthmus.

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PIBO in Mexico

PIBO in Mexico On March 2, PIBO held its first Birds Without Borders Sunset Cocktail Party, an event designed to raise funds for our 2024 Guest Birder and International Intern programs. The party was hosted in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, by Camino Sylvestre at the home of Jim McKeever and Alfredo García-Lucio, who also

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Urban Birding Challenge 2023

Windsor Urban Birding Challenge May 10 – 14, 2023, The Windsor Urban Birding Challenge is a new event created by The Pelee Island Bird Observatory. The event aims to introduce new birders to discovering nature in their city and to challenge experienced birders in an urban environment. It also incorporates the annual World Migratory Bird

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World Migratory Bird Day 2022

World Migratory Bird Day Saturday, May 14, Optimist Community Centre May 14 is World Migratory Bird Day, a global campaign that brings attention to one of the most spectacular annual events in nature: bird migration. To celebrate this international conservation effort, PIBO is holding a special event at the Optimist Community Centre in Windsor, from

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Windsor Gala 2022

Windsor Gala 2022 In Person Again! The 2022 Annual Windsor PIBO Gala Hosted by Margaret Atwood & Paul Vasey Auctioneer: Peter Hrastovec Wednesday, May 4, 2022 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT at Beach Grove Golf & Country Club 14134 Riverside Drive East Tecumseh, ON (just outside Windsor) (map) Join your birding friends at our

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2021 Virtual Gala

Virtual Gala 2021

Welcome To the 2021 SPRINGSONG / PIBO Virtual Gala Live-Streamed Saturday May 8, 7:00 pm EST with Hosts Margaret Atwood & Paul Vasey   A Fundraiser in support of the Pelee Island Heritage Centre and the Pelee Island Bird Observatory​ See the Live-stream video replay: YouTube Guest Author Louise Penny Author of sixteen award-winning mysteries

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