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  • Blog Post: Getting carried away

    Guest blogger: Laura Reynolds, South Wales Date with Nature superstar The female peregrine chick in Cardiff was taken by surprise the other day. With her juvenile feathers coming through nicely, she was having a good practice at flapping her wings when she was taken by surprise by a great gust of...
  • Blog Post: Raptors around the Rock

    There really isn't a great deal to say about our Peregrines this week, as we've hardly seen anything of them! However, I thought this would be a good opportunity to tell you a bit more about the other raptors we see up at the Symonds Yat rock. Buzzards are seen every day and they are now the...
  • Blog Post: Live from Cwmcarn

    As if you weren't busy enough keeping up to date with the Manchester peregrine , Chichester peregrine , Loch Garten osprey and Sumburgh puffin webcams, there's another new live feed to add to the mix. You can now check out all the action from our Cwmcarn Forest goshawk by watching the new webcam...
  • Blog Post: And they're off

    World record holder Usain Bolt may have broken all records when he ran the 100m in 9.58 seconds. But, he's got nothing on the peregrine falcon . At their fastest, these aerial masters of the sky have been recorded flying at a breathtaking 100m a second. That's 10 times faster than the fastest...
  • Blog Post: One, two, three...Four?!

    Honestly, you go off for a fortnight’s holiday, in the belief that your Peregrines have three chicks and then you come back to four! Four?! How on earth did that happen? Well, many theories are circulating and I’m not going to go into them all. What we believe is the most likely cause, is...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Phantoms of the New Forest

    Our date in the New Forest came to an end on the August Bank Holiday weekend. And it rounding off our busiest year since the project began in 2007, with a fantastic 22,000 visitors watching the goshawk and hobby nestcams at the Forestry Commission's New Forest Reptile Centre. The non-stop action...
  • Blog Post: The results are in for the New Forest goshawk chicks

    The New Forest goshawk chicks have been ringed and weighed, and the results are in...There's two girls and a boy! The team have worked this out using the chicks' weight, wing and leg measurements because at their age, the females are much heftier and leggier than the males. Jeremy Peters,...
  • Blog Post: Early Easter eggs

    Exciting news just in - the female goshawk at Cwmcarn Forest is sitting on the nest and has two eggs. This is a week earlier than last year, and egg-cellent timing for the start of the project this weekend!
  • Blog Post: Round up

    It's been all go at our Date with Nature sites this week with new arrivals all over the shop in the shape of returning birds and laid eggs. Down in the New Forest, two eggs have been spotted in the goshawk nest. As these birds usually lay between 3 and 4 eggs, we're keeping an eye out to see...
  • Blog Post: New eggs in the New Forest

    It’s not just the ospreys and the peregrines that are busy expanding their families. The New Forest goshawks are at in too! It’s been confirmed that the nest now has five eggs safely tucked away in it, with mum sitting tight and keeping them warm, and dad tending to their every move. The...
  • Blog Post: We're ready for our close up!

    Here's some of the first shots of the new goshawk chicks in Cwncarn Forest that were born over the weekend. The pictures were taken on Sunday when only two of the eggs had hatched, but since then a third chick has arrived safe and sound so even more hungry mouths for mum and dad to feed!
  • Blog Post: Crash, bang, wallop

    Amidst thunder storms and torrential rain, the first goshawk chick at Cwmcarn Forest hatched just after 4.30pm on Saturday. We'll keep you posted on when the other eggs hatch... The goshawks in the New Forest are also proud parents to some white balls of fluff! You can see how that family are...
  • Forum Thread: New forest goshawks webcam

    If you can take your eyes off the goings on at Loch Garten for a few minutes, it's well worth having a look at the webcam for the new forest goshawks. Today the female is being really cooperative and is looking towards the camera! Have a look here . Make sure you have the sound on, the amount...