Bald Eagle Days

A female bald eagle holds a rat in its talons at Bald Eagle Days near Yankton, S.D., in 2014. This year's event was postponed because of weather in January and has been rescheduled for Feb. 17-19.

Nick Hytrek, Sioux City Journal file

CROFTON, Neb. | The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will once again sponsor Bald Eagle Days at the Lewis and Clark Visitor Center near Gavins Point Dam.

The free event is Jan. 27-29 at the visitor center, 55245 Nebraska Highway 121, in rural Crofton.

Visitors can watch bald eagles perching in trees near the dam and also attend programs with live raptors, including a bald eagle, presented by Saving Our Avian Resources, or SOAR, of Dedham, Iowa.

SOAR programs will take place at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Jan. 27 and at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Jan. 28 and 29.

Seating is not guaranteed, so visitors are encouraged to arrive 45-60 minutes early because seating fills up quickly.

For more information, call (402) 667-2546.

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