Hey birders,


The Bethany Hawkwatch has seen significant eagle movement in the last 3 days in Mankato.  We’ve had nearly 750 Bald Eagles and a single juvenile Golden Eagle.  The days with south winds (Sun/Tue) were when the bulk moved through (358/293).  On such days, the best location to observe the movement is at Land of Memories City Park off of Hwy 169/60.  Birds follow the river down from St. Peter and come in from the west as well, passing within vicinity of this location.


Happy birding!


Chad Heins



Chad Heins

Associate Professor of Biology


Bethany Lutheran College

700 Luther Drive

Mankato, MN 56001

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