Get a Bird’s-Eye View

Get a Bird's-Eye View

It’s eagle time in Tennessee, specifically at Reelfoot Lake. Winter is the season when bald eagles return to northwest Tennessee, and the annual Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival spotlights the awe-inspiring raptors. The UT Martin Reelfoot Lake Environmental Field Station is a festival co-sponsor.

Tours and other programs focus on the magnificent birds of prey. An added bonus: This year marks the 200th anniversary of Reelfoot Lake’s formation. Dates for the 2012 eagle festival are Feb. 3-5. For more information, visit the Reelfoot Tourism Council website at