IBA Site Information

Eagle Lake BCA
Joint IBA/BCA
Hancock County  
Eagle Lake BCA
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