Coo! Doves find their picture-perfect room with a Vue

Room with a view. Collared doves nest building in the 'e' of the Vue cinemas sign on Farmers Avenue,

Room with a view. Collared doves nest building in the 'e' of the Vue cinemas sign on Farmers Avenue, Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

Now this is what you call a room with a view – or should that be Vue?

Room with a view. Collared doves nest building in the 'e' of the Vue cinemas sign on Farmers Avenue,

Room with a view. Collared doves nest building in the 'e' of the Vue cinemas sign on Farmers Avenue, Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

These two collared doves have found a new home to keep them cosy in the heart of Norwich city centre.

Room with a view. Collared doves nest building in the 'e' of the Vue cinemas sign on Farmers Avenue,

Room with a view. Collared doves nest building in the 'e' of the Vue cinemas sign on Farmers Avenue, Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

The giant letters forming the logo of the city's Vue cinema, in Farmers Avenue, are putting a roof over their heads as they try to build a nest.

Their new home gives them a real bird's eye view of the city centre or, as the advertising poster below their nest says, a VIP seat to an 'incredible Vue'.

Victoria Merrison, general manager at Castle Mall, of which the cinema is a part, said: 'We hadn't noticed them up there but they're welcome guests and I suppose it's nice to have some new neighbours.


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'We don't really have any problems with birds on the Castle Mall buildings, so it's nice to have them up there.'

The building, part of the Castle Mall shopping centre of which the cinema is a part of, is certainly showing keen bird-watchers that collared doves are able to adapt to the modern world.

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Victoria Merrison, general manager at Castle Mall, said: 'We hadn't noticed them up there but they're welcome guests and I suppose it's nice to have some new neighbours.

'We don't really have any problems with birds on the Castle Mall buildings, so it's nice to have them up there.'

Collared doves are common visitors to gardens but it is not unusual for them to be spotted in urban areas.

Now we will have to wait and see whether this feathered duo can be the latest couple to find romance at the movies.

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