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Sparrowhawks Nest at Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve – Summer 2016

At the Hawk and Owl Trusts Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve in Norfolk, we are privileged to be home to a stunning Sparrowhawks nest this summer (2016).  The nests progress has been documented in a series of videos captured by the amazing wildlife cameraman Martin Hayward-Smith.  Please find below for the story of the nest in a succession of videos displayed through our YouTube channel.  We hope you enjoy!

Video 1 – Captured late June 2016

Video 2 – Captured early July 2016

Video 3 – Captured mid July 2016 (There is a special ‘Behind the Scenes’ section toward the end of the video) 

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Update – With Sadness we are Reporting Chick 41 has Died

Unfortunately, it is with great sadness that we are announcing one of the chicks that was taken into rehabilitation care back in June, has sadly died. At the International Bird of Prey Centre, where the chicks were being kept, cared for and were being prepared for their return to Norfolk, Chick 41 was found sadly… Continue Reading

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines – Chick 43’s Post Mortem Results

Following what has been an eventful season for the Peregrines at Norwich Cathedral, we now have available to publish the results from the death of Chick 43, the first chick that sadly died on Thursday 9 June. She was found in the grounds of the Bishops Garden around 5.00pm on that day, following fledging from… Continue Reading

Success at our Nest Box in Bath as all Three Chicks Fledge

Bath Peregrines Fledging Update: Our nest box at St Johns Church in Bath has seen alot of action over the past week with all 3 chicks fledging successfully and now seen jumping about on the roof of the nest box and flying around the church grounds and Bath city centre. The exact fledging of the… Continue Reading

Latest Update from the Norwich Cathedral Peregrines – Sadly Chick 43 Found Dead

Latest update on Peregrine Falcon chick 43 at Norwich Cathedral – Friday 10 June It is with regret that at 5.30pm on the evening of Thursday 9th June, we at the Hawk and Owl Trust were informed by the cathedral authorities that a dead peregrine chick had been found in the cathedral grounds. On investigation… Continue Reading

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Update – First Chick to Fledge & What to Expect

Norwich Cathedral Peregrines Press Release – 9 June 2016 At Norwich Cathedral our four peregrine juveniles have now reached that crucial point in their development where they will be fledging from the nest, with the chick ring numbered 43 being the first to take flight at 6.44am on Thursday 9th June.  Despite the ups and downs of… Continue Reading

A Call Out to all Budding Artists – Spaces Still Available on Sculthorpe Moors Trees & Charcoal Workshop

Trees & Charcoal Workshop with Bob Larking on 25 & 26 June Bob Larking MA invites you to join him for two days of “Field working” with sketchbooks and charcoal, to record trees, water, landscape and the timeless tranquillity of Sculthorpe Moor.  Bob, who is an experienced art tutor, has previously spent time out on… Continue Reading

Mike Nuttall’s Epic Bike Ride from Bath to Norwich following our GA Peregrines Route

On the late May Bank Holiday weekend saw one of the Hawk and Owl Trusts most highly valued volunteers who used to give his time to our Bath Peregrines Project, completing an EPIC 250 mile bike ride across the English countryside from the beautiful city of Bath up to the fine city of Norwich, which… Continue Reading