The eagles are back.

By Glen Davis

You are probably wondering why you should visit Williams. Most people think of Williams as synonymous with the Grand Canyon or the Train. If you’ve been here before, you may think of the Bearizona wildlife drive through park and the High Country Raptors show they provide.

Insiders know about a raptor show you may not know about, however. The one in the skies over Williams.

Eagle over Williams in October 2012

Eagle over Williams in October 2012

Last fall I shot these images of an eagle over the Santa Fe dam reservoir. That was a pretty exciting experience getting one so close. I was on my way to the reservoir to walk my dog and saw the eagle swoop down over the lake. I rushed to the scene, but did was not able to capture the fishing expedition the eagle was engaged in. The eagle continued to soar over the lake and I managed to capture a few more pictures.

I walked that way for several weeks after, but to no avail. The eagle never returned. Maybe it was something I said. Then, of course, winter set in.
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