Category Archives: Bath Peregrine Project

Bath Peregrines Think that Spring 2016 has Come Early!

“The breeding pair at the Hawk and Owl Trust’s Urban Peregrine Project nest box at St John’s church in Bath appear convinced that spring 2016 has come early.  On 18 December through an early morning mist the pair are seen here apparently discussing the merits of the new gravel fill we have provided for them.  Having clearly dismissed her mate, as the morning mist clears the falcon takes time to examine the nest box and consider the positioning of her scrapes.  Come on girl; give us a break! It’s only December and we’ve got a new camera (WITH AUDIO) to install before the breeding season is supposed to start.  Thankfully she appears to lose interest in creating scrapes, conducts some maintenance of her own and then heads off to play tag with the wildlife in the skies over Bath.  I hope you all enjoy the video” 

Hamish Smith

Bath Urban Peregrine Project Coordinator

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Bath Peregrines
An alternative view of the Bath Peregrines Nestbox

Bath Peregrine Lives Up To Her Name

Peregrine falcons have been seen in Bath since around the year 2000, and in 2005 the conservation charity, Hawk and Owl Trust, were kindly given permission to install a nest box on St Johns Roman Catholic Church, Bath. Peregrines have been successfully breeding there since 2006, and in early April this year the pair produced… Continue Reading

Is love in the air at our St John’s Church Peregrine Nest Platform in Bath?

The following video clip highlights the shenanigans between the falcon and the tiercel at St John’s Church in Bath during a large number of visits to the nest box.  They’ve been indulging in courtship behaviour, but will this pair ever get it together this year or continue to fight over food?! Continue Reading

Major Webcam Updates for 2015 Season

The Hawk and Owl trust has today launched its new webcam service for 2015. Much behind-the-scenes work has been undertaken by our Tech Partners ( and our Volunteers over the winter ‘off-season’ to comprehensively upgrade the webcam streaming feed and the stills camera feed from the nest box on the spire of Norwich Cathedral. We… Continue Reading