Have you ever caught a glimpse of something out of the corner of your eye and thought to yourself ‘Hello! I wasn’t expecting THAT!’…
Maybe I’m easily distracted. Or maybe I spend too much time looking out of the window, but earlier this afternoon I saw a dot in the sky that had me running for my camera. And the reason I ran was because I knew this bird was something special. This wasn’t any old bird. This bird was a Falcon. Continue reading “Peregrine or Hobby Falcon?”
It’s the 3rd June and the Peregrine Falcon chicks at Chichester Cathedral are nearly ready to leave the nest. These little chaps hatched at the end of April and in less than 6 weeks have turned from balls of fluff to would-be falcons.
23rd May 2011 and the Peregrines at Chichester Cathedral are sprouting real feathers! Check out the live webcam at www.chichesterperegrines.co.uk
Wow, an amazing photo of two of the Chichester Cathedral Peregrine chicks being ringed by Graham Roberts of the Sussex Ornithological Society. Photograph by David Shaw at www.chichesterperegrines.co.uk
6th May 2011, and there are now four chicks clearly visible on the RSPB webcam on the Cathedral spire.
Mum and Dad are working their socks off, supplying a varied menu ranging from pigeons to waders!
How’s this for a great photo from the RSPB webcam at Chichester Cathedral? Proud Mum and Dad and their two little babies. I’ve been boring everyone in the office about this, and we’ve named the little ones ‘William’ and ‘Kate’. Ahhhhhh…
Hot news from the Chichester Cathedral webcam! The same pair of Peregrine Falcons have returned to the Cathedral for the tenth year in a row, and are now sitting on a clutch of four eggs. If you wander over to the cathedral grounds you’ll be guaranteed impressive views of this amazing and normally secretive bird. Listen out for a ‘kek-kek-kek-kek’ call and you’ll soon spot it soaring around the spire murdering pigeons!
For a live update on their progress you can watch the RSPB’s web cam