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Festival of Birds 2017 | Point Pelee National Park
May 1, 2017 - May 22, 2017
The annual Festival of Birds takes place at Point Pelee National Park on May 1-22, 2017.
The Friends of Point Pelee and Point Pelee National Park welcomes “birders” each spring to experience the avian migration phenomenon from Canada’s southernmost mainland.
Located at the crossroads of major migration routes, Point Pelee National Park welcomes thousands of birds and birdwatchers alike each spring. Dedicated to the protection and presentation of this unique part of Canada, Point Pelee National Park is home to a diversity of species seen few other places in the country.
Morning, afternoon, and twilight hikes are available and admission to the park is free. Booking ahead of time is recommended.
While Windsor Essex is a world renowned birding hot spot this region offers so much more to experience. The 2017 Festival of Birds Regional Discovery Guide is a must-have as you explore the region, covering must-see, must-do activities and special offers from a variety of local businesses.
Copies are available at the Point Pelee Visitor Centre, Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island’s Main Office, or view the online version of the 2017 Spring Birding Guide here.
For more information call 519.326.6173 /1.888.707.3533, or visit www.friendsofpointpelee.com
About Point Pelee National Park
Established in 1918, Point Pelee, Canada’s ninth national park was created to protect the unique migration that happens here each spring and fall. Point Pelee is part of a system of 44 national parks, 167 national historic sites and 3 marine conservation areas administered by Parks Canada.
About Friends of Point Pelee
The Friends of Point Pelee is a co-operating association formed to support research, education and ecological integrity preservation in and around Point Pelee National Park. The Friends operate a number of visitor services inside the park, such as the Nature Nook Gift Store (located in the Visitor Centre), visitor services and canoe rentals (at the Marsh Boardwalk) and shuttle to the Tip.
Proceeds from sales and services support our operations as well as Point Pelee National Park initiatives.