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Festival of Birds
May 1 - May 20
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Festival of Birds – May 1 to 20, 2019
Hike registration opens December 1, 2018
Point Pelee is part of a peninsula, located at the crossroads of two major migration routes, extending into the western basin of Lake Erie. It is one of the first points of land spring migration reach in the pre-dawn hours when crossing Lake Erie at night.
By the end of April, the first wave of songbirds arrives. The best time to see the greatest diversity of songbirds is the first three week sof May. Forty-two (42) of the 55 regularly occurring warbler species in North America have been recorded at Point Pelee.