Every year, Peregrine Falcons nest on top of Derby Cathedral. Three web cameras set up on the Cathedral, enable tens of thousands of people to monitor their progress, day and night and blog enables people to record their observations.
This morning, the female laid her first egg, a bit earlier than expected from previous years. Eggs will now be laid every two days until the clutch is complete.
2nd egg was laid around 2pm on Friday 26th March
3rd egg was laid Sunday evening (28th March)
4th egg was laid early Wednesday morning (31st March)
1st and 2nd chicks hatched 1st May
3rd and 4th chicks hatched 2nd May