Exclusive photos of what could be first bald eagles born in NYC in 100 years

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By Tracey Porpora | porpora@siadvance.com
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on September 12, 2016 at 5:44 PM, updated September 13, 2016 at 4:00 PM

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The first bald eagles born in the Big Apple in a century may have been right here on Staten Island's South Shore, according to the New York City Audubon.

"People have been seeing two very young looking birds and an adult over the summer. It's likely baby birds and their parents," said Debra Kriensky, a conservation biologist with New York City Audubon, noting the eagles have been spotted near the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin, Mount Loretto in Pleasant Plains.

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