Saw-whet Owl Migration Monitoring Program #5 [in French]

Friday, October 25, 2019 19:00to22:00
Morgan Arboretum, 150 chemin des Pins, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, H9X 3L2, CA


The McGill Bird Observatory (MBO), in collaboration with the Morgan Arboretum, invites you to join them for a night of discovery. Come and witness research in action with the MBO’s Northern Saw-whet Owl migration monitoring program. We will introduce you to the world of this magnificent little owl, where it lives, what it eats, and all about its migration. You will also learn about the owl banding program at the MBO, a non-profit group dedicated to research on and monitoring of migratory birds. The evening will include short activities and presentations suitable for the whole family. If the weather permits, and depending on the night and pace of migration, you may have the opportunity to watch the banding team in action as they band live owls.


We are also offering an opportunity to "adopt" individual owls. For each adoption, we will issue a personalized 8.5" x 11" certificate including your name and a photo, plus details such as your adoptee’s age, sex and weight, and the date and time of its capture. Additionally, you will be allowed to release the owl and we will provide you with any updates that we receive if the owl is subsequently captured or reported elsewhere.


Target audience: Adults and children 8 years and older

Cost (tax and parking included): $20/adult and $10/children (age 8 to 16)
Cash or cheque payable to “The Migration Research Foundation, Inc.”
Proceeds will support continued research, monitoring and education efforts by the McGill Bird Observatory.
For more information on the Northern Saw-whet Owl migration monitoring program and the McGill Bird Observatory, click here

Wear appropriate outdoor clothing for October’s cool and humid nights.

Bring your camera and a mug –a warm beverage will be served.


Please reserve (space is limited): 514 398-7811

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