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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 08/07/2019

What a day at the watch point! Those juveniles are sure testing their limits, especially taking on a flock of gulls!

Weather was sunny.

9.10 Male passes food to a juvenile who flies around the spire followed by it's siblings. The male lands in the nest box and GA lands 2 crockets from the top. The juvenile with the food flies up to the golden bales.

9.22 A huge flock of gulls mob the spire! The male flies up to intercept and then returns to the North side of the spire.

9.30 Gulls continue to mob the spire, a juvenile attempts to drive them off and then returns to the North side of the spire.

9.36 Juvenile lands in the nest box.

9.45 Juvenile flies up from the nest box out of sight.

9.56 Juvenile lands in nest box with prey and eats it.

9.58 GA flies North.

10.00 Juvenile lands on golden bales.

10.05 Juvenile flies South East from the golden bales.

10.11 Juvenile flies around the spire.

10.25 Male lands in the nest box briefly and then flies East.

10.35 Another juvenile lands in the nest box.

10.49 One of the juveniles leaves the nest box, leaving L7 to finish eating.

11.06 The male is spotted 2 crockets down.

11.48 YL flies in from the South East, knocks the male off his crocket and lands above the West middle window. The male returns to the his perch.

12.00 L7 Flies off.

12.15 L7 returns, knocks the male off his crocket and then lands next to YL. The male lands in the nest box.

13.50 The male returns to the golden bales with prey.

14.33 The male passes the prey to a juvenile, who takes it to the North side. GA lands on the golden bales. The male lands 3 crockets down. GA then flies off around to the North side.

15.00 The male flies off. A juvenile then lands 3 crockets down.

15.08 The male flies past from the West to the East. Another juvenile is spotted on the West plucking window.

15.20 A juvenile flies off and the male is seen circling high above the spire.

15.32 The male lands on the West middle window apex.

15.43 The male lands on the nest box and then hops onto the camera.

16.00 GA does a food pass with a juvenile South of the watch point.