Statistics for 2010

This year the first swifts were spotted around the Museum tower on 24th April. Details of nesting pairs and their chicks will be updated here through the summer months.

See below for the week by week diary.

This year the swifts left for Africa much earlier than usual. They were all gone by 21st August. This is due to the good weather and the plentiful insects. 17 adults and 68 young have been ringed.

The average numbers of young swifts ringed each year over the last 40 years are:

Swifts at the Museum

Swifts on a nest - image from webcam
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