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A second peregrine falcon chick has fledged from the top of Norwich Cathedral. The chick flew down to one of the four pinnacles on the corners of the tower.
It will now be looked after by its parents as it starts to develop its flying and hunting skills.
The first chick took its first leap early on Friday morning. These pictures were taken by Andy Thompson who is a volunteer at the Hawk and Owl Trust.
The first peregrine chick nesting high on Norwich Cathedral has flown for the first time.
It took the plunge from the Hawk and Owl Trust nest platform at Norwich Cathedral at precisely 04.42 on Friday 6 June.
The fourth and final egg laid by Peregrine Falcons in their nest on the spire of Norwich Cathedral has now hatched.
Staff from the Hawk and Owl Trust say the chick broke its shell at around 11am.
The first egg hatched on Saturday (26 April) just after 7:30pm, the second and third eggs hatched yesterday (Sunday 27 April) at 2:30pm and 5:30pm.
The chicks will now spend the next five weeks growing before they are ready to fledge.
Three of the four eggs laid by Peregrine Falcons nesting on the spire of Norwich Cathedral have now hatched.
The Hawk and Owl Trust say the first egg hatched on Saturday (26 April) just after 7:30pm, the second and third eggs hatched yesterday (Sunday 27 April) at 2:30pm and 5:30pm.
The forth and final chick has cracked its shell but is not yet completely free.
More to follow...
One of the four eggs laid by peregrine falcons nesting on the spire of Norwich Cathedral has hatched.The Hawk and Owl Trust says the chick got its first feed from mum at 06:17 this morning. The trust says the chick looks fit and well.