Bald Eagle Watch Dates

Photo Courtesy of Steven Niewoehner
February 9th
Des Moines Bald Eagle Watch | 10am to 3pm
  • What: Bald Eagle Day
  • When: 9th 10:00am -3:00 pm
  • Where: Fellowship Baptist Church 1503 SE 6th Street and on the SE 6th Street Bridge
  • For Additional information: Contact Joel at 515 248 6369
February 22-23
Effigy Mounds National Monument, Bald Eagle Appreciation Event
  • Contact Effigy Mounds National Monument: 563-873-3491 ext. 123
February 24
Saylorville Bald Eagle Watch | 12pm to 4pm
  • 12-4 pm eagle viewing on the lake with spotting scopes and interpreters. Cottonwood Rec Area and Bob Shetler Rec Area will be open for viewing. Eagle movie at the lake visitor center.
  • 1-3 pm Jester Park with have live birds presentations on the hour.
  • Participants can pick up a passport at either location and when complete can enter into a drawing.
  • Stop by the Saylorville Visitor’s Center to learn about the bald eagle, then venture outside to view them in their natural habitat. Jester Park Lodge will host a live eagle used for education. Hourly programs start at 1 pm. FREE. No registration required.
March 2
O’Brien County Bald Eagle Watch | 9am to 4 pm
  • At the Prairie Heritage Center, 4931 Yellow Ave. , Peterson, IA 51047
  • For more information Contact the Prairie Heritage Center at 712-295-7200 or visit the website at