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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 18/05/2019

Good day at the watch point, better weather than yesterday! The peregrines were very good with feeding food to the chicks who continue to grow stronger every day.

Weather was overcast, with sunny spells.

9.45 Male is below the top window and GA is on the golden decoration.

9.50 Male lands 5 crockets down from the plucking window.

9.57 GA flies North West.

10.00 GA flies in from the North West then flies to the North. The male then flies North East.

10.06 Male returns and lands 2 crockets down from top window.

10.20 Male flies up to meet GA and both fly around to the South. GA then lands 3 crockets down from the top of the spire while the male lands 3 crockets down from the plucking window.

10.30 Male suddenly flies off.

10.50 Male returns to North side plucking window with prey to pluck. GA flies down to the nest box and calls for the male.

10.58 Male swoops down into nest with food for GA, who has been calling to him repeatedly. He then hops to the crocket above the nestbox to the right. GA then feeds the chicks.

11.15 GA hops onto the nest box camera, while the male is still tucked around the corner to the right of the nest crocket.

11.25 Male flies off South East.

12.08 Male returns and lands 4 crockets down.

12.42 GA flies 2 crockets below plucking window.

12.45 Male flies to the nest box, then lands 5 crockets down from the middle window.

12.48 Male goes around the spire to grab cached food and then returns to the nest box to feed chicks.

13.01 GA flies off South East.

13.13 Male also flies off to the South East.

13.31 Male returns with prey to the North side. Feathers are then seen floating off to the West of the spire (the male is plucking).

13.36 GA returns to golden bales with prey and begins to pluck.

13.52 Male flies around to South side of the spire 3 crockets down with prey and continues to pluck.

13.57 Male flies off North East with prey.

14.00 Male is seen flying to the East.

14.01 Male lands 4 crockets down.

14.30 GA flies to nest box with plucked prey to feed chicks.

14.59 GA takes leftover food and lands 2 crockets down from the middle window.

15.02 Both adult peregrines fly around spire.

15.05 GA flies South East and the male lands in the nest box with fresh prey.

15.06 GA returns to the 3rd crocket down from the plucking window.

15.20 Male returns and lands on top of middle window to the West.