Head out to state parks, lakes and wildlife refuge areas to see thousands of migrating bald eagles in Missouri this winter, or catch a virtual show next week.
The Loess Bluffs Eagle Days will a host a virtual show from 6 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 30 and 6 -7 p.m. on Friday, December 3. Dickerson Park Zoo will be hosting these programs giving participants a live, close-up view of rehabilitated eagles and answering questions from the virtual audience. Register at Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) to receive a Zoom link to these events: November 30 and December 3.
The MDC suggests these areas for the best eagle viewing from December through February:
- Lake of the Ozarks at Bagnell Dam Access, east of Bagnell Dam
- Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area on Route K, southwest of Columbia
- Lock & Dam 24 at Clarksville
- Lock & Dam 25 east of Winfield
- Mingo National Wildlife Refuge northwest of Puxico
- Old Chain of Rocks Bridge south of I-270, off of Riverview Drive, St. Louis
- Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary east of West Alton
- Schell-Osage Conservation Areanorth of El Dorado Springs
- Smithville Lake north of Kansas City
- Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge south of Mound City
- Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner
- Table Rock Lake and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery southwest of Branson
- Truman Reservoir west of Warsaw