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Prairie du Chien Bald Eagle Appreciation Days 2021 (Virtual Event)

Prairie du Chien's Bald Eagle Appreciation Days event is all virtual in 2021! Use this website to learn about our area's bald eagle population, discover where the eagles are nesting and likely viewable, and engage with our virtual event!

Learn About Bald Eagles

Video: Hallie Rasmussen of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge discusses bald eagles in the area.

Video: Amy Ries of the Raptor Research Project discusses the habits of bald eagles with Dan Moris.

Area Information

Looking for more information about places to stay, eat, and shop in Prairie du Chien? Contact the Prairie du Chien area Chamber of Commerce!


Where to Find Eagles in PdC

Birding Conditions/Report

Update February 9th: Bald Eagles have moved
to open water areas as food, dead fish, are available in those locations.

Also, over 100 Trumpeter Swans have been seen at the mouth of Rush Creek north of Ferryville.  Other waterfowl are being seen in open water north of Lock and Dam 9 and at the artesian well ponds in Lynxville and at the Villa Louis in Prairie du Chien.

Check back for the latest the latest eagle and birding report for the Prairie du Chien area from Dennis Kirschbaum.

Note: Please view bald eagles from a distance and try not to disturb them in any way.

Live Virtual Event 2021


Normally, Prairie du Chien hosts it's annual Bald Eagle Appreciation Days featuring live bird exhibits, educational programming, and many other events to celebrate bald eagles in our area.

Due to ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, Prairie du Chien's Bald Eagle Appreciation Days event is going virtual this year.

Virtual programming includes:

  • A streaming video event on February 27th at 9am on Prairie du Chien's facebook page via Facebook Live!
  • Video interviews and information featuring local conservation and eagle experts.
  • Updates on the best locations to spot bald eagles in the Prairie du Chien area.

Birding and eagle watching is a great outdoor  socially distanced activity. We hope that you enjoy our virtual programming and also plan to visit Prairie du Chien to see our breathtaking bald eagles in person!

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