Supper & Saw-whets 2016 Saw-whet Owl

Saturday Sept. 24 & Sunday Sept. 25, 2022
At the Beaverhill Bird Observatory

Celebrate the return of Saw-whet Owl migration at the Beaverhill Bird Observatory while enjoying an environmentally friendly meal in the woods! A variety of delicious vegetarian dishes will be available for dinner, along with grilled vegetables and baked goodies. After dinner get the chance to walk the net lanes with our biologists, see live owls being banded up close and personal*, and learn about our feathered friends. Species captured include Northern Saw-whet Owls and possibly Long-eared Owls.

This popular event sells out fast so be sure to Buy Your Tickets Today! 

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Our owl monitoring program has been operating since 1997. The primary objectives are to document the relative abundance and migration timing of Northern Saw-whet, Long-eared and Boreal Owls moving through the Beaverhill Natural Area during the fall. Book your visit today!

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During the winter months, the BBO operates an education outreach program called BirdSmart Education. Our staff give in-presentations with a live bird of prey to all grade levels (pre-k to 12) that are tailored to match the Alberta Curriculum and focus on birds, conservation and climate change. Presentations are also available to afterschool groups, seniors homes, birthday parties and more! Book your presentation today to meet a live bird of prey and learn about the natural world. 

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BirdBytes Videos

BBO has been creating short educational videos on bird biology and diversity. Learn about the birds we study and some fun facts about different species by watching these informative and entertaining videos!

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The BBO has established an Endowment Fund to help secure future research efforts!

As a non-profit, BBO relies on grants, donations and fundraising to continue the work we do, none of which can be counted on from year to year. By creating this Endowment Fund with the Edmonton Community Foundation, we intend to eventually provide lifelong support to our organization, allowing us to continue our valuable conservation work without fear of interruption.

Please visit this link to help contribute to our future research: