I've just watched the vids Kate, they say she's a young non breeding age bird but she looks older than the one at Rochdale don't know what you and Wendy think.
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@Alanhere is what Anthony recorded end of May BLOG "Today (22nd) I visited for around 45 mins, the male was on his grotesque and again there was no sign (or sound) of life from the platform. After around 20 mins there was a brief bout of calling (causing me to look up from the platform to the male) and in flew a pristine, gorgeous adult female Peregrine. A real cracking looking bird and definitely different to the 'new' female who always had a slight yellowish hue to her breast - one of the reasons I thought she might be a young bird. By comparison, this one's breast was crisp white. She bowed and sidled up to the male and then took flight (she has either a missing or loose tail feather that causes a gap to one side - something I hadn't noticed with the previous females). The male took flight and the two circled together before first he and then she disappeared towards Friargate. All this and no reaction or sight of the 'incubating' female! In conclusion I now believe that the 'new' younger female has abandoned the male or been usurped and replaced by another adult female (or possibly the old bird is back on the scene - with a bit of tail moult)."
and here a few stills from vids
Hmm , you all know how ,my thoughts are usually not to be relied on CHol:):) but possibly a new older female.
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Alan. said:I've just watched the vids Kate, they say she's a young non breeding age bird but she looks older than the one at Rochdale don't know what you and Wendy think.
From the vid images I think she' somewhere between the Rochdale & Sussex Heights females in terms of age & have told Nick that they both produced healthy youngsters this season!
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In reply to WendyBartter:
Anthony juste.mailled............Ooh!!! was there an EGG ?If so what happened to it. Wonder if Nick M will re run footage...
2nd video 28th April
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