NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two peregrine falcon chicks have hatched atop an MTA bridge in Queens.

The birds joined their mom in a nesting box at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge.

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Video captured a researcher with the city putting bands on the chicks to help wildlife experts keep track of them.

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The peregrine is an endangered species, and this is one of three falcon families being watched by the city.

CBSNewYork Team