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Long Point Bird Observatory

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Awesome Place to View Wildlife

Visited on way through to Long Point camping. Highly recommend a stop here for kids especially. We... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
St. Catharines, Canada
Like birds? Go here

Have been here a number of times to see them net birds.. A lot of valuable information over the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Port Dover, Canada
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
115 Front Rd, Port Rowan, Ontario N0E 1M0, Canada
+1 888-448-2473
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Visited on way through to Long Point camping. Highly recommend a stop here for kids especially. We spent about half an hour here but wish we had more time.

Thank bert5508
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Have been here a number of times to see them net birds.. A lot of valuable information over the years about migration has been discovered here. We are lucky to have these people that do this work.

Thank southernnites
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Each visit in the Long Point Bird Observatory Research Station on Old Cut Boulevard is such an enthralling and educational experience! As always, I spent about 30 minutes observing bird banding and chatting with the employees and volunteers. I also visited the Bird Studies Canada...More

Thank Canadian_Guy1000
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Fascinating! For the first time I observed bird banding and was able to see various birds up close. Plenty of informative plaques along the short trails, as well as the staff always willing to answer questions.

Thank Pike53
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Our Red Hat group was there walked along the nets where they catch the birds to tag. Then we watched the tagging, weighing and releasing of the birds. Great experience. There were students from 4 or 5 other countries assisting and studying.

1  Thank Janet G
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to see birds in hand. Open till around noon get to see netted species explained to you by knowledgable birders. See how birds are netted. Go on walks around nets to see them captured. Walk through the woods and area...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Long Point Bird Observatory or Bird Studies Canada is a great place to start your bird watching adventure in the Long Point area. The head office overlooks a marsh where a number of different birds can be seen each year, as well as the migrants...More

1  Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Long Point Bird Observatory is not that big, but from the moment I stepped into their "processing" facility and went out to the net area, where they gently catch birds for the purpose of identifying and banding them, I knew I had come to a...More

1  Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed 13 September 2016

great place to watch birds being banded. wonderful place to take children to see birds close up. this is a great place for bird watchers as this is a migration route for birds.

1  Thank Geoff A
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a stop worth a separate trip to gaze upon some of Lake Erie's largest North Shore wetlands and marshes. Depending on the season, from early March, when thousands of Tundra Swans arrive, until November it is possible to observe large numbers of migratory...More

1  Thank Ron39X2
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Marnie B
1 September 2018|
Response from bert5508 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I dont know. Check the website and call.