- Associated Press - Monday, March 21, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Bald eagles nesting in Pittsburgh have welcomed the first eaglet of the season from the three eggs laid last month.

The first pips indicating pecking from inside the shell were seen Sunday via a live-streaming video camera, and the company that installed the webcam said the new arrival emerged early Monday.

Two years ago, the pair raised three eaglets. But last year, the eagles lost both eggs and then left the nest, prompting residents to place flowers and signs of encouragement at a memorial.

It’s the fourth year in Pittsburgh for the eagles nesting on a bluff above the Monongahela River in the Hays neighborhood. Ornithologists say they’re the first eagles to nest in the city in at least a century and a half

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