On live stream, Pittsburgh's beloved bald eagles lay 1st egg of year

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PITTSBURGH — A pair of bald eagles being monitored on a live video feed has laid its first egg of the new breeding season.

Camera operator PixController says the egg appeared around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the nest in Pittsburgh's Hays neighborhood.

A round-the-clock stream featuring the city's beloved bald eagles went online in December. The cameras are mounted in nearby trees.

A stream from a single camera last year captured the eagles' three eaglets hatching, being fed, learning to fly and leaving the nest. It attracted 3.5 million views.

The eagles have been in Pittsburgh for three years. They're the first eagles to nest in the city in 150 years.

Murrysville-based PixController is working with the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania on the project.

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Online: http://www.aswp.org/baldeaglecam.html

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