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Symonds Yat - Love Is in the Air
In the words of 70s disco don John Paul Young, love is in the air at Symonds Yat mid-spring and not just with the Peregrines. The current breeding roll-call includes not only our peregrinatory stars, but also Canada Goose, Nuthatch, Kingfisher and Mallard. More on the supporting cast later. Our Peregrine...
8 Apr 2011
The name's Striata, Muscicapa striata...
As our Peregrines enter their final week of incubation at Symonds Yat we have little more to report of their behaviour. They have been particularly elusive the past week, with just a couple of sightings some days. Intruders continue to come and go. We had four Peregrines in the air the other day –...
12 May 2011
Raptor Enrapture at Symonds Yat
After a flurry of Bank Holidays and regal nuptials, it’s time to bring the tales of Symonds Yat up to date. Our Peregrines are almost certainly on eggs, as the traffic to and from the nest hole will testify. The female is doing the majority of the incubation as expected and the male spends lots...
5 May 2011
Peregrine progeny perhaps?
Well another Bank Holiday weekend is upon us and it’s high time I brought you up-to-date with the goings-on of Symonds Yat . Our young Nuthatches have flown and the viewpoint has become markedly quieter in their absence. We’re going to miss them. Nevertheless, I’m delighted to report...
28 May 2011
Symonds Yat - Anyone's guess?
A somewhat quiet week has passed on Symonds Yat . Not people-wise thank goodness, but with our feathered troupe. The Peregrines continue to keep us guessing, with mating occurring again on the 11th. Peregrines usually mate up until the third egg is laid, and occasionally later, so we suspect she's...
15 Apr 2011
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