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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- 06/07/19

9.30 Male 2 crockets below the nest platform

9.40 Male moves to nest platform and then onto the side camera.

10.00 Juvenile flew in after a food pass with a collard dove and took it into the nest platform and plucks. Another juvenile lands level with the top window. The male lands 3 crockets down. A tern circles the spire calling.

10.29 All 3 juveniles on the nest platform. The juvenile that was eating mantles the prey.

10.30 The juveniles have a tussle over the prey and fly out of the nest box with it. The juvenile that got the prey lands on the E plucking window. The other 2 juveniles go back to the nest platform.

11.30 No change.

12.00 Male hops across a few crockets to the W side. L7 lands on the top window.

12.01 1 bird flew across with prey. The 2 juveniles L7 and YS chased it to the W. The male didn’t move.

12.02 2 juveniles land on the E plucking window.

12.09 Male flew W.

12.12 1 Juvenile flew in and landed on the E plucking window.

12.14 Male lands on nest box and 1 juvenile lands 1 crocket next to the top window.

12.30 2 juveniles land on the golden bales. Male on the top of the side camera.

12.40 1 juvenile lands 2 down and 1 juvenile on the nest platform. Male flew W.

12.43 It starts to rain and the male shelters in the roundels.

13.24 Male flew and lands on the top window. 1 juvenile on golden bales, 1 on the box the other 2 crockets down on the E.

13.40 1 juvenile stopped onto a pigeon and missed the male flew and landed on the nest box.

13.52 1 juvenile and the male in flight.

13.54 Male lands 3 down on the W. Male moves to golden bales and then flew off W.

14.00 Food pass! Between GA and a juvenile. The juvenile with prey landed on the NE turret.

14.10 3 birds in flight (not the male) I juvenile that was carrying prey landed on the NE turret. I Juvenile lands on the N of the spire. GA lands 5 crockets down from the top window.

14.34 1 juvenile flew low to the E.

14.40 2 juveniles land on the SW turret out of sight.

14.45 1 juvenile flew W from the belltower.

14.47 I juvenile lands on the W side of the bell tower.

15.00 We close early due to heavy rain.