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Baby Red Tail Hawks at Franklin Institute

The pair of hawks hatched live on Easter Sunday.

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    Baby Red Tail Hawks at Franklin Institute
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    ** CORRECTS DATE TO TUESDAY, MARCH 22 ** In this Tuesday, March 22, 2011 photo, a red-tailed hawk flies in the vicinity of its nest as its partner, not pictured, sits atop recently laid eggs, at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The mating couple has returned to its unusual urban nest on a ledge at the city's science museum for the third straight year. The Franklin Institute has a webcam that allows thousands of bird lovers to watch as the hawks raise their young. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Self-described "hawkaholics" in Philadelphia are celebrating the arrival of a pair of baby red tail
    hawks.

    Visitors to The Franklin Institute's live feed of the hawk nest were able to watch the hawks hatch on Easter Sunday.

    It's the third straight year the mating couple has returned to its unusual urban nest on a ledge at the city's science museum.

    The Franklin Institute has a webcam that allows thousands of bird lovers to watch as the hawks raise their young. Two of the three hawks hatched on Sunday, and the third is expected to emerge
    from its shell at any time.

    The baby hawks are expected take their first flights in early June.

    By the end of June, they will have flown the coop.