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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 19/04/2019

April 19, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
What a brilliant day today at the watch point, packed with action and drama! The sun was shining and temperature very hot! Weather was sunny and clear skies. 9.30 GA incubating, male out hunting. 9.38 Male returns and lands 3 crockets down. 9.55 Male mobs a…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log- 18/04/19

April 18, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
Weather conditions were warm and sunny. 9.40 Male incubating the eggs, GA away from the spire. 10.00 Incubation changeover! GA takes over incubation duties from the male. 10.02 Male lands on NW side of the spire. 10.26 A Buzzard riding thermals high above the…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 17/04/2019

April 17, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
What a fantastic day, hot & sunny with plenty of action coming from the male against some gulls and a buzzard! Weather was clear skies and sun. 9.45 The male is on incubation duty, and GA is out hunting. 10.30 No change. 11.00 GA returns! She lands 2 crockets…

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 06/04/2019

The watchpoint was officially opened today at 10am by the Dean of Norwich. It was the Dean's birthday and we presented her with a special cake in the shape of the cathdral spire with the peregrines on it. 

Cake made by peregrine volunteer Mike Harmer..

Weather cold and overcast.

9.55 Male flies around the spire. GA is on incubation duty in the nest box.

10.00 Male lands 8 crockets down on the West side.

10.40 Male leaves crockets drifts around the spire and dives into the Bishops garden and returns to the spire 4 crockets down on the West with prey (blackbird).

10.47 Male feeding on prey item.

11.26 Buzzard soaring over head travelling West.

11.32 Male takes over incubation and GA lands 4 crockets down on the West side of the spire.

12.19 No change.

13.19 No change

14.30 GA flies around the spire and lands on the crocket above the left hand window level with the nest.

14.50 GA flew around and lands 4 crockets down on West side of the spire.

15.22 GA takes over the incubation duties, male lands 3 crockets down on the West side of the spire. The male was incubating for almost 4 hours!.

16.00 No change