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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 25/06/2019

June 25, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
Another day at the watch point, with lots of flying action from our peregrines! Weather was rainy to start and then improved with sunny spells. 9.45 One juvenile on nest, GA is 2 crockets down and the male is in a roundel. 10.00 The juvenile on the nest box…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 24/06/2019

June 24, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
Today was a quiet and humid day at the watch point. The juveniles are still flying around with their parents as usual. Weather was muggy with a rain shower in the afternoon. 9.40 Two juveniles and GA are flying about to the South East. 9.50 The male lands in…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrine Activity Log- 23/06/19

June 23, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
A busy day at the watchpoint and the Bishops garden lots of visitors and plenty of peregrine activity! Weather warm and sunny. 9.00 I Juvenile on the next box, the male briefly visited the box and then flew off. 9.53 The Juvenile flew off. 10.02 1 adult lands…

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 16/05/2019

Lovely sunny day at the watch point!

9.30 The male is 2 crockets down on the West side of the spire. GA is in the nest box with her chicks.

10.17 Male flies off and lands on the golden bales, takes some stored food and then enters the nest. He then feeds the chicks, with GA next to him.

10.27 Male takes leftover food and flies North East.

10.28 Male lands 3 crockets down on the West side.

10.31 Male suddenly flies off West at great speed.

10.35 Male returns and lands 2 crockets down on the West side.

10.49 Male flies off again, this time toward the South at speed.

10.52 GA flies East, leaving her chicks unattended.

10.55 GA returns and sits 4 crockets down on the East side before returning to the nest box.

11.10 The male hunts pigeons around the spire but misses. He then cruises around the cathedral close.

11.18 Male lands 2 crockets down on the West side.

12.06 The male mobs a gull to the South East and lands on the North side of the spire. GA is up on the ledge of the nest.

12.09 Male enters the nest with a scrap of food from the plucking window. GA takes it and feeds the chicks while the male leaves and lands 2 crockets down on the West side.

12.15 GA flies East with leftover food and leaves the chicks unattended again.

12.20 GA returns and lands 2 crockets down from the top window on the West side.

12.36 The male mobs an overhead buzzard to the West.

12.39 GA moves 2 crockets down on the East side of the spire, while the male flies by and heads off South.

12.44 Male returns and lands on the nest box.

12.45 Male flies off again and lands 2 crockets down on the West side before flying off yet again.

12.50 GA and the male are seen flying around the cathedral close, GA finally lands 1 crocket above the top window.

13.30 GA leaves the upper window, flies around and lands on the 4th crocket down on the left.

13.38 GA flies off again.

14.02 GA returns briefly then flies off to the East.

14.15 GA lands on the 2nd crocket down on the left.

14.30 GA flies South.

14.33 Both adult peregrines circle around the spire and then fly off South.

15.10 Male lands on the ledge of the nest box. GA flies around and chases a gull off to the West!

15.20 GA returns carrying a pigeon to the golden bales and plucks it. The male lands on the 2nd crocket down.

15.35 GA eats some of the pigeon on the golden bales.

15.40 GA flies down to the nest box.

15.55 Both adults leave the spire for a final fly around before disappearing.