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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 Daily Activity Log- 14/04/19

Weather cold winds with some sleet and hail brightening up in the afternoon. A big thank you to Jan Smith for managing the watchpoint today and for this activity log.

We start the day with some great news that 2 chicks have hatched at Bath st Johns Church.

9.41 GA incubating, male on W, 7 crockets down.

10.09 Incubation change over. Male takes over incuabtion and can be heard chatting to the eggs. GA flies rouns briefly and lands 3 crockets down on the W.

10.20  GA lands on golden finials at the top of the spire and feeds on a stashed pigeon.

10.30 Male heard calling on nest as a Buzzard flew overhead.

11.15 GA flew and landed on 4th crocket down on W side of the spire.

12.19 Male turns the eggs and chats to the eggs.

12.37 GA flies off.

13.19 GA lands 2 crockets down on the W

14.50 GA flew off E. A magpie looking for scraps of prey on the spire is then seen off by a stooping Peregrine.

15.52 GA bak on the spire 2 crockets down on W