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Monarch Butterfly Migration

Excerpted by permission of the publisher, Pelee Portrait, Canada’s Southern Treasure For a few special days each autumn, Point Pelee is a temporary home to countless thousands of migrating Monarch butterflies. Although commonly observed roosting in trees in times of cold weather – warm weather can preempt … [Continue reading...]

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The oriole is a summer visitor to Pelee Island

Pelee Island Birds

The bird migration has made Point Island world-famous. Here are a few Pelee Island bird images from our Discover Pelee Pinterest page. Spring migration at Pelee Island begins as early as the end of January … [Continue reading...]

Family bonfire at the Pelee Club

Pelee Club

History Back in 1883, a group of avid fishermen formed a fishing club and built a large structure on the northern shore of the island. This new "Pelee Club" comprised some of the most successful merchants, war … [Continue reading...]