Community Education

Our Mission

Rocky Point Bird Observatory seeks to influence and inform ecological management practices and conservation of migratory birds in western North America through monitoring, scientific research and public education.

Rocky Point Bird Observatory believes in conservation through community education. Whatever your level of experience, we have opportunities for you to learn more about birds and their habitats in our region.

Events Calendar

Stay up to date with the RPBO activities and Community events

For Everyone

Bird Walks in Outerbridge Park (Victoria) on the 2nd Sunday of every month.  To read more about the history between RPBO and Outerbridge Park, click here.

Bird Walks at Pedder Bay Marina (Metchosin) during the migration monitoring season from July 21 to October 18, every Thursday and Sunday. (meet outside the Pedder Bay Coffee Shop at 9am. Participants are advised to wear sturdy footwear and bring their own binoculars)

Banding Station visits at Pedder Bay Marina (Song Birds or Owls)

Virtual presentations (online via Zoom)

Victoria Bird Week (May)

World Migratory Bird Day (May)

Christmas Bird Count

Christmas Bird Count for Kids

**Request a private presentation by emailing visits@rpbo.org**

For Educators

Visit our Youth Education page or email education@rpbo.org  for more information.

  • School Programs for Grades K-12
  • Field Trips to the Banding Station
  • Summer Camp / Community Group Programs

For Avid Learners & Bird Enthusiasts

Visit our Training opportunities page to learn about our bird banding workshop, Bird Call CD, and more.

Demonstrations and Live Presentations

Slideshow presentations, birding walks and banding demonstrations for your school or organization can be arranged by contacting rpbo@rpbo.org.

Subjects include RPBO projects (migration monitoring, owl monitoring, hummingbird monitoring), birds of Victoria and southern Vancouver Island, planned giving, wild animal rehabilitation, BC Breeding Bird Atlas and other topics familiar to RPBO volunteers.

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