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Baby bald eagle hatches in Washington

An eaglet emerges from a bald eagle egg in this screen capture taken from a webcam feed at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington March 18, 2016.

American Eagle Foundation

Last Updated Mar 18, 2016 9:26 AM EDT

A baby bald eagle hatched Friday morning at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington.

A pair of American bald eagles has been keeping two eggs warm since February.

The American Eagle Foundation said the first eaglet fully emerged from its shell at 8:27 a.m.

We have an eaglet! Eaglet #1, which will be called DC2 in our educational chatroom (as this is the second eaglet raised...

Posted by American Eagle Foundation on Friday, March 18, 2016

A live webcam has been watching the nest. The second egg is likely to hatch sometime in the next few days.

The parents, dubbed "Mr. President" and "The First Lady," are the first couple to nest in the area since 1947.

The foundation says the eagles have been nesting at the arboretum since October 2014 and raised one eaglet last summer.