By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A wild peregrine falcon nesting way up high in the Cathedral of Learning has laid its first egg.READ MORE: Pittsburghers Have Mixed Reactions To Weekend Traffic Restrictions On East Carson Street
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Nestled up on the south side of Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning, the falcons can access Schenley Park and the Monongahela River.
Updates on the National Aviary’s falcon cam said on March 3, there were signs of Ecco and Morela pairing up, with Morela, a female peregrine falcon, accepting food Ecco had been bringing to her.MORE NEWS: Upper St. Clair Family Starts Non-Profit Organization To Honor Son Who Died Of Kidney Disease
A bird blog by Kate St. John says Morela laid the egg just before noon on St. Patrick’s Day.