Swift flies past a nest box - our fastest bird in level
© Jon Perry
Find out here all
about these amazing birds, why they matter, and how you can help them
only spend 3 or 4 months
each Summer with us, while they are here they bring
aerial action and excitement to our urban lives!
Swifts breed from
Ireland to Beijing, from the Mediterranean and the Middle East
right up to the Arctic, and everywhere they are in decline.
you can help them, and you can do it on your own,
or with the help of friends and neighbours, or through your work, and
it will give you great satisfaction and save a species from extinction
Read on, and have a go!
Networks Albury Swift Nest Box Team - see our NEWS page
UK Power Networks
Years of Helping Swifts!
Our Swifts are now still over the Congo where
they spent the winter
they will be back with us this May!
Our latest Swift
tower - it replicates nesting sites Swifts use in ancient
trees in ancient forests in Scotland, Poland, Scandinavia and Germany
Find out more on our NEWS page
6 Industrial Park Swift Column project 2022 © 51 architects
Swift Awareness Week 2024
29 June to 7 July
Plan your activities now!
Experts & Groups
I Y Nestboxes
Call CD's & MP3's
Aid & Care
Books & more!
Developers & Builders
our leaflet all
about Swift Bricks!
Universal Swift Brick ideal for Swifts & small birds!
at a Swift nest site?
Follow this guidance
1. Leave existing nest
re-roofing, make new nest access holes to match the
build - internal nest spaces are the best
4. If you
cannot do "3 " above, fit external nest boxes
Teachers! Start a Swift Project!
the Swift to download our latest leaflet just for
The Elizabeth Line workers made and
installed their own
Wild Bee and Swift
nestboxes at their Tottenham Court Road site
photo © Crossrail plc
Swift Nest Boxes?
our Shopping Page
the Swift for a DIY Swift nestbox design
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See one of our
Swifts Talks on You Tube -
our interview with David Lindo, The
Urban Birder - Click here
Enhancing Urban Biodiversity
for professionals in practical Urban Biodiversity
contact us for
Surveys - Click on the logos to
to Survey Swifts - download our leaflet here
your Swift sightings to BirdTrack
and see migration
Use the new RSPB Swift Mapper App!
participating in the BTO Breeding Bird Survey
you contribute to our knowledge of Swifts in the UK
advice on how to help Swifts since 2003
Swift Conservation is grateful to for its support
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