The first egg of 2020 was laid on Feb. 13 and it hatched on March 21.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HAYS, Pa. (KDKA) — An egg has been laid in the Hays bald eagle nest.

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(Photo Credit: Hays Bald Eagle Camera)

The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania confirmed Friday that the first egg of 2021 in the nest was first spotted around 5:55 p.m. Once the female bald eagle stood up after laying the egg, she rolled the egg, the society said. The egg is rolled to keep a constant temperature within the egg.

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The Audubon Society says an adult bald eagle will remain on the nest constantly to incubate the egg. The nest is never left unattended.

There’s typically a two- to four-day span in between laying eggs. The first egg of 2020 was laid on Feb. 13 and it hatched on March 21.

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