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  • Blog Post: Live from the nest

    Today is a good day. Why? Because you can now see what the Chichester peregrines are up to - live and direct from their nest on top of the Cathedral. Go on, you know you want to...
  • Blog Post: Chicks coming thick and fast at Chichester

    The Chichester peregrines team have had their hands full over the last couple of days. Chick number two hatched out yesterday and chick number three made an appearance this morning. After one of my colleagues came rushing down the office to let me know, I clicked onto the webcam and was lucky enough...
  • 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: Fledge watch!

    In other fledging news.... Chichester saw its second peregrine chick fledge yesteryday at 2:04pm. Black #46, the other male, was the second of the chicks to take the plunge. He caused a little concern first thing this morning when our eyes on the ground couldn't spot him, but he thankfully showed...
  • Blog Post: And baby makes three...

    The Date with Nature baby boom continues, with the arrival of the first peregrine chick at Chichester cathedral . The team have been keeping a watchful eye on the situation for the last few days as the eggs were expected to hatch at any time. At 2:55pm yesterday, one of the volunteers on site was watching...
  • Blog Post: Plenty of peregrines

    It's been a busy old week on the peregrine front. The Chichester Cathedral peregrines got off to a great start on Wednesday with two baby wood pigeons making a surprise appearance after toppling out of their nest (both were fine in the end) and then another male came in to try his luck yesterday...
  • 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...