This site is dedicated to the Peregrine Falcons who decided to make their home and hunting grounds in Fulham and Barnes (as well as Hammersmith) in West London, UK.
I had a message on Tuesday night from Stuart of the London Peregrine Partnership that he’d picked up an injured Peregrine which might be Charlie. She’d been found in a garden North of Hyde Park, had a nasty wound Continue reading RIP Charlie
You may wonder why I am sharing these photos now… 2 days ago I finished reading New Girl’s ring, that involved a lot of patience and luck but little by little I managed to piece it all together. I immediately Continue reading A London bird!
Name… I have been asked a few times already about a name for New Girl. Obviously, that name is good for now but wouldn’t quite fit if she’s around for years. I have given it some thought over the weekend. Continue reading Name…
#atitlikeperegrines a hashtag we used for Tom and Charlie a few times over the years, and one that could be used for Tom and New Girl on Saturday: 7 times they did it on the ledge that day, including 3 Continue reading Days 5 and 6 of New Girl
She roosted on the ledge and spent pretty much the whole day there too, she is definitely seeing it as home now I think. Tom has tried again without success to entice her for a courtship display inside the box. Continue reading Day 4 of New Girl
It’s day 3 for New Girl at the hospital and she spent the whole night roosting on the ledge. It looks like she’s set to do the same again tonight. Interestingly, she’s using the exact same spot as Charlie, against Continue reading Day 3 of New Girl
Monday 1st April at 2.14pm, this is the last capture on camera on the ledge that I have for Charlie… I was walking from Hammersmith shortly before that and could see two Peregrines fighting over the skies around the Ark Continue reading There is a new girl in town…
Early afternoon on Saturday 19th January Charlie arrived on the ledge and after a short while decided to pancake on the wall of the ledge. I find the following video interesting as it shows her settling, with a better angle Continue reading 19 January 2019: 1st mating on camera of 2019
Tom paid 2 visits to the nest ledge today. He spent around 5 minutes during the morning visit, here is a clip of most of it: In the afternoon, he was hoping Charlie would join him for a display, here Continue reading 14 January 2019
Tom and Charlie have managed to do 2 ‘proper’ courtship displays inside the nest box since the last post. The season is properly started! This was on Friday 4th January And this was yesterday. No visit to the nest ledge Continue reading 4 – 6 January 2019