Mon 4 Aug 2008
Chimney Swifts are fast agile fliers that have adapted their nesting behavior to the use of human structures like chimneys and church steeples. They are amazing to watch and appreciate. Chimney Swifts have used our chimney each summer since 1999, arriving in our chimney from Peru on almost the same day each year. In this episode, I share with you a bit about this amazing bird.
For more information, like their flight formations and interesting behaviors, visit our Chimney Swift page on Books and Resources. Driftwood Wildlife Association, a link on our resource page, has great fact sheets all about these amazing birds.
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