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The Topic title caught my attention: I thought you'd started a Basketball Team!

The reality is far more interesting - thankyou.
 

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Peregrines nest most years on the church next to my workplace - I regularly hear their screaming calls as Im wandering around the site - its great :)
 

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There lovely birds, well all birds are, how could someone do that to them b stewards:(,
 

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The peregrines have started to lay and now have two eggs, another pair has been seen in the city which is great news :),

Two down

After the appearance of the first egg on Thursday, yesterday was full of anticipation, but the second egg failed to arrive. The female spent extended periods on the nest, adopting postures that suggested she might be about to lay (as below),

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Tuesday saw the appearance of the third egg, visible to some lucky webcam viewers at around 7 this morning. Given that the second egg was laid between 8 and 11 on Saturday morning it seems that there was a gap of about 70 hours between eggs (assuming it was laid early this morning, with early mornings apparently the preferred laying time), at the upper end of what is quoted as the normal range by experts.

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