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Prairie du Chien Bald Eagle Appreciation Days 2021

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 March 10th: At 4 p.m. Wed there were 160 plus Bald Eagles between the Campion Boat Landing and Gremore Lake.  Most eagles were on the south portion of Gremore Lake but were spread out on the ice at all locations.  With a storm to our north it is possible that these eagles and others moving into the area will stay in the area for a more favorable weather change for them to continue north.

There were also several hundred gulls and
two White Pelicans on Gremore Lake near the Crooked Oar Bar and Restaurant.

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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