They’re the first pair of bald eagles to nest in Pittsburgh in generations.
First we saw two. And then baby eaglet made three.
The eagles are back in Pennsylvania — from just three nesting pairs 30 years ago to 250 today and with more than 300 pair projected in the next two years.
As the father stands guard on his perch nearby, a baby eaglet — the first bald eagle born in Pittsburgh in anyone’s memory — preens itself in anticipation of its maiden flight.
They are the latest sensation in Pittsburgh. Ever since word started spreading of the two American bald eagles nesting in the city’s Hays neighborhood, people have been visiting the area in hopes of getting a glimpse.
After two years of trying, it appears that the two bald eagles in Crescent Township have a new addition. And eaglet makes three.
A pair of bald eagles is nesting in Allegheny County, but their exact location is a closely guarded secret!