We finally finished the box today and installed it on the roof. There was zero space between the roof and the pipes, but that should help to keep it all in place.
There is a welded frame bolted to the sides of the box and that supports the roof. The small return on the rear right also offers some support to the structure.
Within about half an hour or so, both Peregrines were on the parapet near the nest. Hopefully that is their seal of approval. IT are working on getting the cameras up and running.
Thanks to Gary, Dave, Dean, Bryan and everyone else who was involved in the design and construction of the box. Thank you to Lorraine for sorting out the purchase orders. Big thanks also to Mike and Catherine for their support and patience throughout as well as authorising the funding. Let's hope the Peregrines see fit to use the accommodation.
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
Fabulous piece of work, surely Peregrines will love it? Well done everyone involved in giving us hope of viewing successful breeding in 2020!
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"Let loose the Kraken!"
I see Paul hasn't put an update on here so I'll copy his tweet across and try and post his photo.
It's looking promising.
My Flickr photos
In reply to Alan.:
Thanks Alan and of course Paul Tis indeed looking good
In reply to monkeycheese:
monkeycheese said:Let's hope the Peregrines see fit to use the accommodation.
Well here you go, look who just flown in with full crop
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