Bald eagle chick first born in Pittsburgh in more than 200 years

Sunday, April 21 2013 @ 07:33 PM EDT

Contributed by: MaryF

By Mary Ann Thomas    

Published: Monday, April 15, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013 

A bald eagle chick hatched in a nest in Hays, making it the first one born in Pittsburgh in more than 200 years, bird experts said Sunday.

The chick's parents soar above an unlikely landscape of a scrap recycling yard and two sets of active railroad lines, along a segment of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail near the Monongahela River.

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Hancock Wildlife Foundation