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May 22, 2019

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 22/05/2019

Great activity today at the peregrine watch…
May 21, 2019

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 21/05/2019

An interesting and quiet day at the watch point.…

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log- 20/06/2019

May 20, 2019
A great day at the spire with lots of action and great views of the adults perched on the…

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Activity Log 15/05/2019

What a fantastic day at the watch point, beautiful sunny weather and the peregrines did not disappoint! Lots of interesting flying about and behaviour, while the chicks continue to grow. Soon they will be big enough to peek over the edge of their nest box home and gaze across the city!

9.40 Male is seen flying off to the South.

9.46 GA lands 2 crockets down on the right.

10.02 Male lands 3 crockets down from the plucking window on the West side.

10.10 GA chases a gull to the South, then returns and lands on the golden bales. Both adult peregrines fly off again to the South.

10.21 Male returns 2 crockets down on the right, GA returns with food to the top of the spire and begins plucking.

10.43 GA lands in the nest box and feeds her chicks. Meanwhile the male lands 4 crockets down on the front right.

11.00 Male flies off to the East. GA takes the leftover food with her and flies around to the North side to cache it.

11.07 GA flies to 1 crocket below the nest box.

11.18 GA then flies off to the East.

11.31 Male returns and lands 3 crockets down. He then hops around to the North side.

11.34 GA flies up to 1 crocket down from plucking window.

12.01 Male flies off to the West.

12.05 Male returns to crocket below GA, then flies off again to the South East.

12.14 The male returns and lands 2 crockets down from the top on the left side.

12.29 GA flies off to the East, then comes back and lands in the nest box. Then an intruder gull flies by! Both peregrines give chase but GA is forced off pursuit by the male who proceeds after the gull to the West.

12.36 GA flies back to North side of spire for cached food, then joins the male in chasing another gull. GA then lands in the nest box and feeds her chicks. The male finishes his patrol and lands 3 crockets down.

12.39 The male flies off to the South East.

12.41 GA takes leftover food and flies to the East.

13.00 GA returns and lands back on the golden bales.

13.23 Male returns and lands 2 crockets down, while GA flies to the South.

13.35 The male flies off to the South, then returns and lands 3 crockets down from the plucking window.

13.41 GA lands 2 crockets down from the top.

13.45 Male flies around the cathedral close, then heads South.

14.23 GA flies around the spire, then lands on the golden bales again.

14.33 GA flies around spire high up and then disappears from view.

15.20 GA returns to the 4th crocket down. Male is also seen 2 crockets down from top on the West.

15.32 GA intercepts and mobs 3 gulls! She then lands 3 crockets down from the plucking window.

15.48 GA stoops suddenly to the West! Then drifts off to the South in full-on hunting mode.

16.00 Male returns and heads South East. GA follows him. She returns later and lands 2 crockets down on the West side of the spire.