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Eagle Lake BCA

Joint IBA/BCA

Hancock County  

Directions:  Take highway 69 north to Garner. Go west 6 miles on Highway 18. Go north approximately 1 mile on Lake Avenue. Turn east into the Eagle Lake Park Entrance.(over 900 acres)

Description:  Eagle Lake is used by huge flocks of waterfowl for feeding purposes during migration and also for nesting. The large marsh and woodlands are home to a variety of birdlife. In the winter, bald eagles are a common site.

Criteria for this site
Endangered or threatened species habitat
Rare or unique habitat
Significant species concentrations


Habitats found in this site
Wetland
Woodland


Ownership
Private
County
State


Eagle Lake BCA



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