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Just over two months after the nerve agent attack in Salisbury and with the clean-up operation underway, the Cathedral is...More
Salisbury Cathedral is launching a major fundraising campaign for the repair and restoration of the famous Father Willis...More
As part of our exhibition 'Les Colombes' by Michael Pendry we are running two origami dove making workshops. Come and make a dove to either add to...
We caught this domestic tiff on one of the Tower balcony cameras, which looks away from the nest box, down the walkway to where peregrines keep their larder. An adult peregrine eats around 70 grams or 2.5 ounces of food per day. Peregrines eat mainly birds and pigeons are standard fare. When they are hunting, peregrines fly above their prey, then fold back their wings and dive down at speeds of up to 200mph, often striking their victim dead on impact. This dive is called the stoop. Sometime they grab a bird in mid air. This explains why pigeons stroll past the nest nonchalantly. The peregrine only represents a danger when in flight.View More