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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 15/04/2019

Interesting day at the watch point. The male seemed quite restless and reluctant to take over incubation duties from GA!

Weather was overcast in the morning and then sunny in the afternoon.

9.45 GA is incubating and the male is sitting 2 crockets down.

9.53 The male flies off to the North.

9.57 The male returns and sits 2 crockets down from the top.

10.16 The male drifts around the spire before flying South West.

10.25 The male suddenly stoops and chases a gull, then lands 3 crockets down.

10.47 The male drifts around the spire again, and then flies South/South East.

10.49 The male returns and lands 3 crockets down from the top.

10.57 The male flies off to the East, later returning to sit on his favourite perch 2 crockets down.

11.49 The male flies around to the back of the spire.

11.53 The male flies East again.

11.55 The male returns and lands at the back of the spire again.

12.04 The male flies South West.

13.00 No change. Male out of sight, GA still incubating.

13.49 A buzzard flies overhead.

14.30 No change.

14.51 The male returns! Landing 2 crockets down from the top of the spire.

15.30 No change.

16.00 Still no change.