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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 23/04/2019

April 23, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
A quiet day on the watch point, except an aerial dogfight between the male, an intruding buzzard and a sparrowhawk! Weather was overcast but warm with sunny spells. 9.45 Male incubating. GA is 2 crockets down. GA then flies to the top of the spire to eat…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log- 22/04/19

April 22, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
9.15 Tiercel (male) on N side of the spire. GA incubating. 9.29 Tiercel takes flight cruises around spire and lands 2 crockets above nest platform. Sunshine! 9.31 Tiercel moves up and settles on 4th crocket up from the platform. 10.20 Tiercel flies SW. 10.27…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 21/04/2019

April 21, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
Yet another beautiful sunny day at the watch point! Lots of activity from our peregrine couple with the hatching date looming. 9.19 GA is incubating, eating stones to aid with digestion and the male is 4 crockets on the South side of the spire. 9.23 Male…

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log- 08/04/19

Sunshine!!

10.00 GA incubating male on the W side of spire level with the top window.

10.10 Male flies around then at 10.12 lands on top of the spire on golden bales.

10.15 Male takes flight.

10.20 Male returns two crockets down on the W.

10.25 Male flies off and lands 2 crockets down on the W.

11.25 Male flies and lands on the crenulations on the bell tower W side. GA moves off the eggs to reveal them and looks like she is eating gravel.

11.39 Male takes flight and lands on N side of the spire out of sight.

12.05 Male 2 crockets down on W preening.

12.09 Male goes to the platform to take over incubating duties and chats to the eggs. GA flies off E.

12.23 3 Buzzards riding thermals over the spire the male is voal from the box.

12.34 GA soars around the close.

12.37 GA lands on crocket level with the top window on W.

13.30 GA flew off, Buzzard overhead GA lands 3 crockets down on the E.

13.50 GA flew off.

14.02 GA flew off lands on N side of the spire.

14.04 Intruding Peregrine! GA in flight chasing intruder she then lands low on the spire, she then takes flights again and calls to the male he leaves the eggs to chase off the intruder to the S. GA takes over incubating duties.

14.41 Male cruising the close and heads off S.

14.45 Male returns to the spire briefly then flies off.

15.05 Male returns 2 crockets down on the W.

15.36 Male flew off S

16.00 GA still incubating the male is still a