This might be the most adorable thing we've ever seen...
Yesterday morning, baby falcons hatched atop Montreal's very own Université de Montréal tower, facing the Notre-Dame-des-Neiges cemetery. Talk about having high standards! The first egg hatched around 7:40 in the morning, and the second hatched around 12:50.
Surprisingly enough, towers like this one make for the perfect spot for birds to settle and nest. "To them, the skyscrapers in the city of Montreal, and virtually every other large city in North America ... represent cliffs to these birds. They’re not buildings, they’re cliffs," said David Bird, ornithologist, in an interview.
This isn't the first time birds were brought into the world atop this Montreal tower. This spot has been a nesting location for years, ever since the installation of falcons Spirit and Roger, who raised their first offspring there in 2009. Today, the falcon pair known as Eve and 'M' occupy the space.
What's next for the new-born baby falcons? They'll have to find a new place of their own to stay (which, let's face it, doesn't come easy in Montreal...any renters here would know it!)
Click here to see the livestream of Mama Eve and her next eggs!