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Buena Vista Marsh & Necedah NWR - Eagles and Winter Birds
Contact Tom Schultz (920) 960-1796 and Jeff Baughman (920) 960-4732


Due to the dangerously cold temperatures forecasted during this field trip, We urge everyone considering attending to remain aware of potential safety issues. If you do choose to attend, please remember to monitor the forecast, dress appropriately for the weather conditions, and exercise caution during the event.  Plan to pack any necessary emergency supplies, including food and beverages, and it would be a good idea to bring along several heat packs (toe and hand warmers).


Meet: 8:00 am meet at the kiosk along County W in the Buena Vista Marsh .

Directions: Exit I-39 at CTH
W (exit 143, for Bancroft), and follow CTH W west
for about seven miles  (Google Map)

We’ll spend a good portion of the morning here at Buena Vista looking for wintering raptors, Prairie-Chickens, and other grassland birds.
Later in the morning we’ll depart for Necedah NWR in search of Bald Eagles, diving ducks and possibly wintering Golden Eagles. Bring a bag lunch to eat in the car.

Location Buena Vista Grasslands near Stevens Point, WI; Necedah National Wildlife Refuge near Necedah, WI