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Pigeons, beware!

by Margaret Duggan

FOUR PAIRS of blue eyes are taking their toll of pigeons around Chichester Cathedral, says the Canon Chancellor, Anthony Cane, although he has not noticed any reduction in the pigeon population.

For five or six years, peregrine falcons have been nesting at the foot of the cathedral spire, and this year three of the four eggs hatched on the same day, and the fourth a day later. Within 40 days they were flying, and Dr Cane has been watching them and their ...

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