First peregrine falcons egg appears in nest on church tower
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An egg has been laid in time for Easter at Cromer church.
A pair of peregrine falcons took up residence at the top of the town's 160ft-tall church tower earlier this year.
And the first egg was greeted with jubilation by bird watchers on social media.
As reported, North East Norfolk Bird Club chairman Trevor Williams helped source a nesting box from the Owl and Hawk trust and got it ready to install.
The church tower, which is usually open to the public, has been closed off to prevent the birds being disturbed, with a screen allowing church visitors to see video footage from the nesting box.
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Bird club members hope to install a larger screen and set up a manned watch point outside neighbouring Cromer Museum.
Mr Williams said these were, potentially, only the second viewable pair of peregrine falcons in the whole of Norfolk.
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