Bald Eagle Released at Watson Lake, Prescott, Arizona

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I was excited to hear about this story of the release of a rehabilitated bald eagle at one of our City of Prescott Lakes.

Dugas, Rehabilited Bald Eagle Released at Watson Lake, Prescott

Bob Fox of Wild at Heart raptor rehab in Cave Creek allows “Dugas,” a

rehabilitated bald eagle, to stretch his wings before release Monday

at Watson Lake. TribPhoto/Heidi Dahms Foster

Those who attended the release of a rehabilitated bald eagle Monday at Watson Lake got a real thrill out of seeing the magnificent bird up close and then witnessing it fly, healthy and free, into the wild. A rancher discovered the bird on the Dugas Road near Mayer in March, and called Game & Fish.

The eagle was not able to fly, and appeared ill, so Game & Fish officials took it to Wild at Heart, a raptor rehabilitation center in Cave Creek. Directors Bob and wife, Sam Fox named him Dugas.

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Prescott has a number of small lakes nearby. These include Goldwater Lake, Granite Basin Lake, Lynx Lake, Watson and Willow Lake.

Watson Lake is the closest-in of the Prescott Lakes. It is quite small in size but big in drama.

Watson Lake at sunset, Prescott, Arizona



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Tim Lorenz
TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team - Mission Viejo, CA
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The bald egle is a great bird and I am glad to see that this one rehabed.

Jun 09, 2010 06:49 PM #1
William True
True Sarasota Real Estate - Sarasota, FL
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Happy to hear that, John. Thanks for the post!

Jun 10, 2010 12:01 AM #2
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