DRIVING THE BACK ROADS OF BUFFALO COUNTY
Throughout the year, driving the back roads of Buffalo County, Wisconsin can be a rewarding experience for viewing wildlife and birding. Western Buffalo County is ranked 17th among the top 50 birding spots in Wisconsin by the Wisconsin Society for Ornothology. Wild turkeys, pheasants, sandhill cranes, red-tail hawks, bald eagles, golden eagles, canada geese and several varieties of ducks can be seen throughout the county.
The National Eagle Center has released rehabilitated golden eagles in Buffalo County with radio tracking and they continue to return to the county during their migration. A Golden Eagle survey is held in Buffalo County each year.