Chimney Swift Counts

September 20, 2020
Chimney Swift Overhead - Photo Jim Mcculloch

Swift Nights Out: September 11 – 13, 2020

Swift Night Out is the weekend for official counts of roosting Chimney Swifts. The swifts provide a spectacle as they swirl in the air, only to drop into a chimney for the night. The counts help scientists to follow swift populations.
August 16, 2020
Chimney Swift Overhead - Photo Jim Mcculloch

Swift Nights Out: August 14 – 16, 2020

Swift Night Out is the weekend for official counts of roosting Chimney Swifts. The swifts provide a spectacle as they swirl in the air, only to drop into a chimney for the night. The counts help scientists to follow swift populations.
February 6, 2017
Chimney Swift Overhead - Photo Jim Mcculloch

2016 Fall Chimney Swift Counts

On August 8, 2016, I set out to start my fourteenth annual fall Chimney Swift count as swifts select local chimneys for nightly roosting as they […]
September 10, 2016
Swifts

Swift Count Results: September 2016

Friday, September 9 Dublin: 45 Observers counted an outstanding total of 1,533 swifts at Sells Middle School. Saturday, September 10 Clintonville: Observers counted 305 swifts at Indian Springs […]
August 14, 2016
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Swift Count Results: August 2016

Friday, August 12 Clintonville: 18 observers (hey, great turnout!) counted 314 swifts at Bishop Watterson HS and 440 at Dominion Middle School. Dublin: Observers counted a great total of 1,124 […]