This is what mama does: Hays eagle brings live catfish to startled young |

This is what mama does: Hays eagle brings live catfish to startled young

Mary Ann Thomas
Courtesy of CSE Corp./Audubon Society of W. Pa.
Hays bald eagle brings live catfish into the nest, much to the surprise of the eaglets.

Being good parents, the Pittsburgh Hays bald eagles have been bringing food daily to its two young eaglets, carefully feeding them small morsels — fish, mice, other birds, carrion.

But on Friday, the young birds got a real taste of the wild.

CSE Corp., the company the operates a live webcam on the Pittsburgh Hays eagles nest, grabbed the feed of mama eagle bringing a live catfish to the nest Friday morning.

To watch the webcam live, visit CSE’s website or the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania.

Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary at 724-226-4691, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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