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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 04/07/2019

Great day at the watch point. All the juveniles were flying about and the adults were high flying over the cathedral.

Weather was hot and sunny.

9.30 Juvenile flies around to the East.

9.45 A buzzard flies by to the North. A juvenile is perched 3 crockets down.

10.06 The male lands on the golden bales and plucks some prey. A juvenile lands on the North side.

10.11 The male leaves with prey which he passes to a juvenile. The juvenile takes the prey to the South West pinnacle to eat it.

10.18 A juvenile stoops from the East side of the spire at a pigeon but is not successful.

10.21 A juvenile moves to the North West pinnacle.

10.40 A juvenile leaves the North West pinnacle and flies up to the golden bales where GA has just landed with prey. The juvenile takes the prey and both peregrines fly West.

10.49 The male lands in the nest box.

10.51 A juvenile lands 3 crockets down from West middle window.

10.54 GA flies around the spire.

11.04 A female juvenile arrives from the East. The male flies up with her, as she attempts to land on the golden bales. She eventually lands 4 crockets above the nest box and the male lands 2 crockets on the East side.

11.12 A juvenile flies to the West bell tower crenellations.

11.20 GA is 3 crockets above the box, the male disappears.

11.21 The male arrives from the South and lands on the golden bales.

12.24 The male flies off East.

12.34 A juvenile lands on the North plucking window. GA flies off South East.

12.54 GA returns to the golden bales.

13.00 The male lands on the nest box ledge.

13.03 The male flies off South East.

13.53 GA flies North.

14.02 The male returns to the nest box ledge.

14.03 Two juveniles fly around, one juvenile is on the East side plucking window.

14.05 Two juveniles and the male are play fighting to the South East.

14.08 A juvenile is circling to the East.

14.17 The male lands on the nest box ledge again.

14.21 A juvenile arrives from the South East and lands 1 crocket above the South plucking window. The male flies off to the South East.

14.46 Female juvenile flies in, circles the spire, then lands on the East side of the bell tower crenellations.

14.50 The juvenile from the bell tower flies off North.

15.00 Male flies into the West side of the bell tower.

15.05 The male flies off South West.

15.08 The male returns to the nest box.

15.35 A buzzard circles high up over the East side of the cathedral.

15.40 The male flies off North East.