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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 22/05/2019

May 22, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
Great activity today at the peregrine watch point, the intruder peregrine from yesterday returned but was routed quickly. The chicks are still growing, one even looked over the edge of the nest box! Weather was bright and sunny. 9.45 GA is on top of the nest…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 21/05/2019

May 21, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
An interesting and quiet day at the watch point. The chicks have grown considerably and are stretching their wings! Weather was blue skies and bright sunshine. 9.30 The chicks are unattended in the nest box, with no adult peregrine in sight. 9.45 GA is seen…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log- 20/06/2019

May 20, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
A great day at the spire with lots of action and great views of the adults perched on the spire. Weather dull and overcast. 9.30 Chicks unattended. Male 2 crockets down in the middle of the spire. 9.50 Male flew off. 10.15 Male landed 1 crocket below the top…

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log- 07/05/2019

9.42 GA on the edge of the box being very vocal, finally she goes back in and broods the 3 chicks.

10.15 Male two crockets down on the E.

11.05 GA leaves the nest to hunt and male enters the nest.

12.55 GA lands on the spire with a pigeon and plucks.

13.20 Male flies out of the box and perches 2 crockets below GA. GA is very vocal.

13.45 Male enters the nest with prey he has taken in from the E plucking window and feeds the chicks.

13.53 GA came in with prey and feeds chicks. Male flies out with the previous prey and stashes it and then flies round.

13.56 Male lands 2 crockets down on the W.

14.33 GA eating gravel.

14.44 Male flew off. Chicks unattended.

14.45 GA takes prey and flies out.

14.46 Juv LBB mobbing GA for the prey she was carrying over the Bishops garden. GA lands on the N side of the spire. She is the seen soaring around the close without prey.

15.15 Male returns to nest and broods the chicks.

15.22 GA lands 2 crockets down on the E being very vocal.

15.23 GA enters the nest platform and feed the chicks the male leaves.

15.25 Male lands 2 crockets down on the N side of the spire out of view of the watchpoint.

16.00 As we pack up the male is still on the N side of the spire and GA is brooding the chicks.