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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 12/06/2019

Today we were rained off at midday but not before we had observed all juveniles flying and being fed!

Early this morning, a pigeon was brought to the fledgelings by GA.

9.48 GA is 2 crockets below the nest box. The 3 fledgelings are on the North East pinnacle.

10.11 One of the fledgelings flies around to the West side of the bell tower.

10.16 Male returns and lands 9 crockets down on the North East side.

10.18 A fledgeling flies back round to the North East pinnacle.

11.10 The male brings food to the North side of the bell tower.

11.19 Male flies around and lands with the prey 2 crockets up from the base of the spire. He then plucks the prey.

11.20 L7 circles around the spire, then lands next to the adult male. One of the female fledgelings does the same. Nearby swifts collect the plucked feathers.

11.27 A female fledgeling circles the spire and lands on the base of the South East pinnacle. The other female fledgeling flies down and then up to the male.

11.30 The male flies with the food to the East side of the bell tower, then back up to the base of the spire.