Category Archives: Norwich Peregrines

First Chicks for Norwich Peregrines

Hatchings Confirm Spire Nest Platform Success The first peregrine egg hatched at the Hawk and Owl Trust nest platform on Norwich Cathedral in the early hours on Wednesday 2 May. Observers spotted fragments of egg shell as the first clue to the arrival of the first ever new generation of peregrines in the city inContinue Reading

Norwich Peregrines Lay Egg

2012 Breeding Confirmed on Norwich Cathedral Spire The peregrine falcons using the nesting platform installed by the Hawk and Owl Trust on the spire of Norwich Cathedral have laid their first egg of the season. A male peregrine first appeared at the Cathedral a few years ago and was then joined by a female. TheContinue Reading

Peregrines and Tawny Owls Star on Webcams

Watch the 2012 breeding season Peregrines and tawny owls are the stars of webcams installed by the Hawk and Owl Trust so that visitors to its website can view the nesting behaviour of these beautiful birds of prey. One webcam gives the spectacular view of the peregrine platform installed by the Trust on the spireContinue Reading

New Norwich Peregrine Nestcam

Video Camera Installed 75 Metres up Norwich Cathedral Spire The Hawk and Owl Trust have installed new cameras next to the peregrine nesting platform high on the spire of Norwich Cathedral. The new cameras should give stunning views of the pair of peregrines which have taken up residence at the Cathedral. Staff and volunteers fromContinue Reading

Norwich Peregrine Egg Fails

Cathedral Spire Nest Platform Project now Looks Forward to 2012 The egg laid by a pair of peregrine falcons on the spire of Norwich Cathedral has failed to hatch successfully. The egg shell broke in the early hours of 6 June, revealing a dead chick. The falcon had laid the egg, on Easter Sunday, onContinue Reading

First Egg for Norwich Peregrines

“Easter” Egg for Easter Sunday 2011 A pair of peregrines nesting on the Hawk and Owl Trust’s new platform on Norwich Cathedral celebrated Easter with their first egg on Easter Sunday. View the webcam here. The female peregrine laid the beautiful russet coloured ‘Easter’ egg on this morning whilst the congregation celebrated Easter Sunday inContinue Reading