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February 23, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Nigel Middleton - 20 Years at the Hawk and Owl Trust!

Nigel Middleton recently celebrated his 20 year anniversary with the Hawk and Owl Trust. To mark this we decided to interview Nigel remotely with a cup of tea in hand via Facetime on a rather snowy February afternoon. The resulting interview provides a…
January 27, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Meet the Team - Katherine Hewkin

Katherine Hewkin is the Trainee Assistant Warden at Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve.Katherine taking great care of the 2020 yews Can you tell us about your role at the Hawk and Owl Trust? I’m the Trainee Assistant Warden at Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve. No…
January 13, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Promising Activity Reported at Bath Peregrine Site

Hamish Smith has reported some promising activity at the Bath Peregrine site at St. Johns. Could this be a potential pairing for Bath’s 2021 season? St.Johns peering over the local rugby ground in Bath. I’ve been following the dynamic at the church since the…

Shapwick Moor Update

Jan 12, 2021 731
Simon Beard kindly updates the Hawk and Owl Trust on the Winter period so far at the…

Sculthorpe Reserve - Closed

Dec 24, 2020 712
Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve Further to the Government announcement Norfolk will be…

Welcoming back the Ghost of the Moor

Dec 20, 2020 765
Welcoming back the ghost of the moor Written by Shaila Rao, Ecologist…

The Hen Harrier Satellite Tagging Project: Case study - Sorrel

Dec 16, 2020 1186
Looking back on Hen Harrier Sorrel’s journeying to dateAuthor: Hamish Smith As the Hawk…

A year in the life at Sculthorpe Moor

Dec 09, 2020 718
A year in the life of the Hawk and Owl Trusts Nature Reserve at Sculthorpe Moor in…

Great Progress on New Sculthorpe Walkway

Dec 09, 2020 728
Great Progress on New Sculthorpe WalkwayThe new walkway joins onto the Woodland Loop…

Sculthorpe Reserve Winter Opening Times 2020

Dec 08, 2020 641
Winter Opening Times Sculthorpe Reserve Winter and Spring Opening Times 2020 /2021 The…

Sculthorpe is Open! 8/12/20

Dec 08, 2020 619
Our Sculthorpe Reserve is open today! 8/12/20 We're happy to inform you that the reserve…

Lockdown 2 Update from Sculthorpe Moor (week 4)

Dec 02, 2020 767
Our fourth and final Lockdown 2 update from Sculthorpe Moor brings news of reopening,…

Hawk and Owl Trust Christmas Gift Guide

Dec 02, 2020 1446
Hawk and Owl Trust Christmas Gift Guide This year there are plenty of options to choose…

The Hawk and Owl Trust have visited Norwich Cathedral this month to clean and check the Peregrine box. We are happy to report that everything is ready for the 2021 peregrine season!

Aspect of Norwich Cathedrals spire, home to the Norwich Peregrines!
Credit: Archie Eke

The existing side camera has been inspected and cleaned, and a new microphone has been installed. We hope this will now reduce the local radio station interference. Last year we received many comments on this- we can assure you that the Peregrines are not listening to the radio!

Pictured: One of our favourite side camera shots from 2020!

This year a new test camera has been installed in the rear of the box to offer a new wide-angled view of the birds and their behaviour. At present, it is still undergoing trials, and there are no plans at present to stream this live.


A recent video clip shows the tiercel (male) preparing a scrape for the new season. The falcon (female) was sitting above on the spire and you can hear her calling. We look forward to seeing what the new Norwich Peregrine season will bring!

Donations help keep our cameras live!

It costs £75-£100 per month to stream our live cams!

The Peregrine project faces financial pressure in these very uncertain times. All donations are gratefully received towards our streaming costs which cost in the region of £75 - £100 per month to provide this service. Please visit our donations page for more info -


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