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Peregrine eggs begin to hatch

April 16, 2012

Updated on April 18
PA DEP announces: "Yesterday afternoon, two of the chicks began to pip out of their egg shells. By early this morning, two hatchlings appeared from under the brooding female. They have been fed and appear to be active and healthy. From this point on, the adults will no longer be bored, incubating 24-7. Instead, they will be actively hunting most of the day to provide for the rapidly growing eyases."

Original story:
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has announced the imminent hatching of the peregrine eggs laid in a nest on a ledge at the Rachel Carson State Building in Harrisburg, PA. The ongoing process is being livestreamed at www.pacast.com/players/falcon.asp

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