Category Archives: Breeding

…And Finally the Last Bath Peregrine Chick Fledges

A short YouTube of the fledging of the final peregrine chick at Bath this year; JY left the nest at 12:24 on 17 June. Took to the air very confidently.

After seeing this on line our Bath Project Coordinator went into Bath to check out where all the fledglings were and found that all three were on the church with both adults in attendance and being fed by mum. This year and last have shown the benefit gained from iCode’s iCatcher system allowing us to monitor the nest and respond to ‘occurrences’, whatever they may be.

Another successful year’s fledging.

Youngest of Norwich Peregrine Chicks Dies

The death of the smallest peregrine chick at Norwich Cathedral yesterday came as a sad surprise to all of us, even though we know that life for young peregrines is tenuous at this stage of their development. We have gone through the recorded footage for clues as to why it died but can still only speculate.… Continue Reading

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

First egg of 2015 is laid by the Norwich Cathedral Urban Peregrines

The egg arrived at 0617 yesterday morning (19 March 2015). All is well, and historically the next egg is due in two days later. The parent birds will wait until all eggs are laid before they will start to incubate the clutch fully. They keep the first eggs warm and viable. Once the entire clutch… 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