By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HAYS, Pa. (KDKA) — An egg has been laid in the Hays bald eagle nest.READ MORE: Shaler And North Allegheny Girls Basketball Teams Take Stand Against Racism
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.READ MORE: 1 Dead After Shooting At Washington County Convenience Store
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.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 3 Confirmed Cases Of UK Coronavirus Variant