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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- 17/06/19

Weather- overcast then hot in the afternoon.

It was a fairly quiet day at the watchpoint for Peregrine activity and visitors but we had nice views of all the birds and prey was delivered to the juveniles by GA.

9.00 GA 1 crocket next to nest platform on the E. Male 5 crockets down on the E. All 3 juveniles on the NE pinnacle/turret.

9.15 Male flew and lands on the plucking window.

9.40 Male flew and landed on the N side of the spire.

9.50 Male flew and landed on the N side of the spire again.

10.03 GA flew E

10.12 Male on the nest platform.

10.13 Male flew off and chased a gull.

10.18 Male returned to the platform.

10.19 GA returned.

10.20 Male flew SE.

Weather- overcast then hot in the afternoon.

It was a fairly quiet day at the watchpoint for Peregrine activity and visitors but we had nice views of all the birds and prey was delivered to the juveniles by GA.

9.00 GA 1 crocket next to nest platform on the E. Male 5 crockets down on the E. All 3 juveniles on the NE pinnacle/turret.

9.15 Male flew and lands on the plucking window.

9.40 Male flew and landed on the N side of the spire.

9.50 Male flew and landed on the N side of the spire again.

10.03 GA flew E

10.12 Male on the nest platform.

10.13 Male flew off and chased a gull.

10.18 Male returned to the platform.

10.19 GA returned.

10.20 Male flew SE.

11.15 Juvenile flew and landed on the SE pinnacle.

11.20 1 Juvenile on the W pinnacle and one on the N pinnacle.

11.30 1 juvenile flew and landed on the NE pinnacle.

11.38 All 3 juveniles on the NE pinnacle both adults are off the spire.

11.42 Male flew in and lands on the N of the spire.

12.25 1 juvenile flies around the spire and lands 4 crockets down from the middle window on the W.

12.27 GA flies in with prey (white pigeon) and lands on the golden bales and plucks. The male accompanies her and lands 2 crockets down on the E. One of the juveniles flew off W.

12.45 Male flew off.

12.53 Male flew SW.

13.04 2 juveniles circle the spire and land on the NE pinnacle. GA flies down with prey and drops it into the juveniles on the flue de lieus. The Juveniles tussle over it. A third juveniles flies in to join. GA flies off.

13.42 One juvenile flies off. GA lands on top of the spire 2 crockets down on the East.

13.43 Male flew off SE

16.00 No change GA in the same position the male away from the spire and the 3 juveniles all on the NE pinnacle.

11.15 Juvenile flew and landed on the SE pinnacle.

11.20 1 Juvenile on the W pinnacle and one on the N pinnacle.

11.30 1 juvenile flew and landed on the NE pinnacle.

11.38 All 3 juveniles on the NE pinnacle both adults are off the spire.

11.42 Male flew in and lands on the N of the spire.

12.25 1 juvenile flies around the spire and lands 4 crockets down from the middle window on the W.

12.27 GA flies in with prey (white pigeon) and lands on the golden bales and plucks. The male accompanies her and lands 2 crockets down on the E. One of the juveniles flew off W.

12.45 Male flew off.

12.53 Male flew SW.

13.04 2 juveniles circle the spire and land on the NE pinnacle. GA flies down with prey and drops it into the juveniles on the flue de lieus. The Juveniles tussle over it. A third juveniles flies in to join. GA flies off.

13.42 One juvenile flies off. GA lands on top of the spire 2 crockets down on the East.

13.43 Male flew off SE

16.00 No change GA in the same position the male away from the spire and the 3 juveniles all on the NE pinnacle.