After a confusing several weeks when a number of males were seen around and mating with the female, we have done some research only to find that in fact the male and female are new birds. It would of course be unusual to say the least if it was the same female that back in 2001 had the first ringed brood. She would have to be about 17 years old by now if that were the case (which is very unlikely in the wild). It is likely that the female changed a couple of years ago and we did not notice.
Anyway we are fairly sure she will stay with the current male for this season as she seems quite settled and is enjoying his company – not surprised – he is a very smart peregrine.
News on the camera – we hope it will go live by the end of this week – there has been a bit of a holdup in updating it.