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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 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.