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Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 14/07/2019

July 14, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
Last watch of the season! The juveniles will still be around until autumn and the parents will remain at the cathedral nest site. Thank you everyone for reading our blog this year, we hope you've all enjoyed it! 9.00 One juvenile is on top of the spire. The…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrine Activity Log- 13/07/19

July 13, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
Weather- drizzle in the morning sunshine in the afternoon. 9.30 Male above nest box window. Juvenile 1 crocket above the top window. 9.50 Male flies, GA lands on golden bales. 10.00 Juvenile moves 2 crockets to the right. 10.03 1 juvenile knocks GA off the…
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Norwich Cathedral Activity Log- 12/07/19

July 13, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
Weather- overcast 9.30 1 juvenile on the edge of the nest box, it then flew off calling. 9.40 Male on top of the window arch above the nest platform. 1 juvenile 4 down on the W. 10.00 Juvenile landed on the crocket on the right-hand side of the nest box and…

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 22/05/2019

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 box camera, while the male is 2 crockets down from the top of the spire.

10.28 The intruder peregrine from yesterday returns! It flies around to the North attempting to land on the spire, prompting a very vocal GA and male to pursue it. The intruder quickly leaves and is chased off the North East.

10.32 The male returns to the golden bales.

10.41 Male flies to the 2nd crocket down.

10.47 The intruder peregrine is spotted flying from the South West to the North East. The male takes no action.

10.56 GA returns and lands 2 crockets down from the top. The male then flies up and lands 4 crockets down, before flying North West.

11.20 GA flies off to the East.

11.31 GA returns and lands on top of the nest box window apex.

11.50 Male returns and lands 2 crockets down from the golden bales on the East side. GA then flies off to the East.

12.20 Male flies off and disappears.

12.30 Male returns and lands on the golden bales.

12.35 2 lesser black backed gulls fly overhead being chased by GA, causing the male to fly up to assist in the pursuit. Afterwards GA lands 2 crockets up from the nest box, before flying off to the North.

13.00 The male returns and lands 2 crockets down from the top.

13.10 The male then flies off to the North East.

13.14 GA returns with prey to the golden bales and plucks it. The male returns and lands 2 crockets down from the top.

13.30 After plucking, GA flies to the nest box with prey and feeds the chicks.

13.39 Male flies up to the golden bales.

13.41 The male flies up and lands 5 crockets down from plucking window.

14.00 Male then flies North and GA lands 2 crockets down from nest box after feeding her chicks.

14.23 GA flies around the spire and lands 2 crockets down from the plucking window on the East side.

14.39 The male returns and lands 2 crockets from the top of the spire.

14.46 The male then flies off and GA takes his spot.

15.00 GA flies off next and disappears.

15.16 GA returns and lands on the golden bales and eats some cached food.

15.30 GA lands on top of the nest box window apex again.

15.35 The male returns and lands 2 crockets down from the top.

15.38 GA leaves and heads South.

15.50 GA returns and chases a gull to the North!