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Peregrine Chicks, 2017

The peregrines on Wakefield Cathedral have been incubating four eggs for almost five weeks. The first hatching was expected on Tuesday, 2nd May, 34 days after the laying of the third egg. On Tuesday afternoon, it was clear that something … Continue reading

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Wakefield Peregrines in the News

It was good to see Wakefield’s peregrines and Wakefield Naturalists’ Society receiving recognition on this evening’s television news. The ITV weatherman Jon Mitchell did a good job of informing the public about the opportunity for seeing these exciting animals in … Continue reading

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Four Peregrine Chicks

On Tuesday, heavy rain fell for long periods and we had to wonder what state the young peregrines, which were just approaching one week old,¬†would be in. A check of the video recordings showed that they looked almost untouched by … Continue reading

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Peregrines tread carefully.

Peregrines are equipped with sharp talons and they can, occasionally, cause damage to an egg as they step into or out of the nest scrape. To reduce the chance of this happening, the birds move very carefully , particularly when … Continue reading

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