PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – All eyes are on the Hays Bald Eagle nest!
Our resident eagles could produce a chick soon.READ MORE: Boy, 5, Falls From Second Floor Window
The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania says the egg is expected to hatch in the upcoming week, between March 24 and 27.
Although the pair laid two eggs this year, only one remains.READ MORE: Police: 7 People Hospitalized After Two-Vehicle Crash, 1 Child In Critical Condition
Last weekend the Audubon Society confirmed that one of the eggs had cracked. It may have cracked while the mother was moving it with her beak.
Officials say last year’s near-perfect laying, incubation and hatching of three eggs was fortunate, but unusual.
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