Posted by Gavin Bickerton-Jones on 20th April 2017 in Blogging | peregrine,wymondham
you don’t have to be hidden away and camouflaged either, just patience required. As time passes, 4 buzzards drift over on a thermal with a lone Sparrowhawk for company, and later another Sparrowhawk with a damaged leg flys by. There is plenty to keep you occupied as you wait, but still I am impatient to see the main act.
As you stare into the heavens at the top of the ruined East tower, suddenly there she is, Queen of all she surveys as she lands on the gargoyle and looks out over the meadow, as you realise that all the birds filling the trees around, crows, magpies, pigeons, jackdaws etc. are just one thing to the Peregrine, PREY!