Berry College Eagle Flying Back to the Nest

4 Places to See Bald Eagles in Georgia

Get closeup views of bald eagles — the national bird and some of the largest raptors in North America — online and at these Georgia nature centers.

An eagle family raising their chicks. Photo courtesy Berry College Eagles Facebook
An eagle family raising their chicks. Photo courtesy Berry College Eagles Facebook

Berry College

Perhaps Georgia’s most well-known eagles live in Rome at Berry College, home to a family of bald eagles. Children and adults can keep track of the family through the college’s webcam, featuring live video of the nest of the birds.

 

bald eagle at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell
Bald eagle at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Acres of land on the banks of the Chattahoochee River are a refuge for numerous birds, including eagles. The Chattahoochee Nature Center hosts festivals and events throughout the year, including the Flying Colors Butterfly Festival.

Elachee Nature Science Center

Nestled halfway between Lake Lanier and downtown Gainesville, the Elachee Nature Science Center provides a learning experience for young and old. From rocks to raptors, there is always something to explore, especially at the annual Raptor Fest, when you can see a number of birds of prey, including a bald eagle.

Eagle at the Center for Wildlife Education in Statesboro, Georgia
Eagle at the Center for Wildlife Education in Statesboro, Georgia

Center for Wildlife Education

At the Center for Wildlife Education on the campus of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, visitors are welcome to view live wild animals throughout its 17 acres. The destination is home to two bald eagles, Freedom and Glory, as well as a golden eagle named Phoenix.

Published: March 2016