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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…
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Norwich Cathedral Peregrine Activity Log- 11/07/19

July 11, 2019 Norwich UPP Updates Zoe Smith
9.30 No birds on view. 9.44 GA 2 down on the front of the spire. 1 juvenile on the E side 4 crockets down. 10.20 A Peregrine appears from behind the bell tower heading W. 11.30 GA flew down and landed on the nest box. 11.31 Male flew around the spire. The…

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 14/07/2019

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 male flies and lands above the South plucking window.

9.20 YL takes a pigeon to the nest box. The male has moved to 3 crockets below the South plucking window. Another juvenile is 3 crockets above the same window.

9.47 The male flies around to the nest box and eats some of the prey remains. GA comes in with prey, passes it to YS and then goes to the North side of the cathedral. YS takes the prey to the South West pinnacle.

10.05 GA flies off.

10.16 The male flies off West, then circles back around to the golden bales.

10.38 GA flies in and takes the male's place on the golden bales. The male circles the spire before landing on the apex of the West middle window.

10.41 YS moves from the South West to the South East pinnacle.

10.45 YS flies off.

10.46 YS comes back with food and lands 5 crockets below the nest box.

10.56 GA flies East.

10.59 YS lands 1 crocket above the South plucking window.

11.15 GA returns to the golden bales.

11.45 GA flies off South East, then returns and lands next to the West middle window. The male circles the spire and then lands on the apex of the same window.

12.49 GA flies off West.

13.19 Male flies off West.

13.25 The male reappears 3 crockets down on the South side.

14.19 The male flies in to the nest box and eats prey remains.

14.29 The male finishes eating and flies up to the golden bales to clean his beak.

14.50 The male flies South West.

15.03 Male reappears on the South plucking window sill.

15.06 Male circles the spire and then lands on the apex of the West middle window.

15.16 L7 flies in and lands 3 crockets down on the East side.