Live: Watch Pittsburgh's bald eagles

About the eagles

A pair of bald eagles is nesting in the Hays neighborhood of Pittsburgh, south of Downtown along the Monongahela River. Because industrialization caused long-term damage to the region's ecosystem, experts say it has probably been more than 250 years since bald eagles last nested along Pittsburgh’s three rivers. With the help of the Canadian government, several agencies, including the Pennsylvania Game Commission, brought bald eagle chicks back to their states.

This video stream and any advertising therein are controlled by PixController and WildEarth, who are graciously providing free access to the Post-Gazette and an international audience. (See how the camera was installed) 
This webcam is a pilot project with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The camera will be streaming 24/7 as long as temperatures don't approach 0°F. The new player should work on PCs using Chrome and Firefox browsers, and on Apple iOS. For Android support, click here. If the new player is not working, try the old player.



Eagle pair attracting attention (March 12, 2013) • New nest built (Nov. 28, 2013) • Nesting season begins (Jan. 19) Don't mess with the nest (Feb. 3) • First egg (Feb. 19) • Second egg (Feb. 24) • Three eggs! (Feb. 26) • Raccoon attempts egg theft (Feb. 27)  •  Human help? (Feb. 28) • A glimpse into nature's reality (Mar. 9)  •  The eaglet has landed (Mar. 28)  •  Second eaglet emerges (Mar. 30)  •  Pip in third egg (Apr. 1) ... and it hatches (Apr. 2)  • Webcam enthralls viewers, aids research (Apr. 14)

Bald eagle facts

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FAQ about Pittsburgh’‍s bald eagles

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Updated, June 26: Important changes to the eagle cam

Toward the end of July (or as soon as the nest is no longer active), camera operator PixController will dismantle the camera in Hays — meaning the end of this eagle cam — for now. Bill Powers, president of PixController, said the group does have plans to reinstall the Hays camera in November, as well as one at the nest location in Harmar.

What does the change mean for this page? The Post-Gazette will replace the eagle cam, once disabled, with other local wildlife streams. And due to the eagles’‍‍ popularity, we will expand the amount of streams offered here.

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First Published January 31, 2014 1:38 PM

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