News
A Swift Chick Fledges - here
 
Cliff nest swifts found in N Ireland - here
 
Tesco installs a swift tower - here
 
What do swifts eat? What do they feed to their chicks? insect analysis
 
Duty to Conserve Biodiversity - here
Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 - here
“If birds are already nesting in your roof, then destroying the nest is a wildlife crime. With the new Wildlife and Natural Environment Act in Northern Ireland, it means that ‘reckless’ or accidental damage will be an offence. It sounds a bit dramatic, but ‘reckless damage’ means the onus will now be on individuals to ensure the correct advice is sought and that necessary checks and surveys will be carried out. This will be particularly important for any works during the breeding season,” Lynne Peoples, RSPB
 
Article on swifts in Birdwatch Ireland's magazine "Wings" - here
 
Devil Birds film now on DVD - here
 
Belfast Zoo puts up swift boxes - here
 
Air vents make excellent swift entry holes - here
 
Largest swift conservation project - here
 
The swift is Bird of the Borough - here
 
Swift Migration Revealed - here
 
Pond Park Primary, Lisburn swift tower - here
 
Swift Breakfast in Antrim - here
 
ibstock swift bricks / Antrim library - here
 
Urban Wildlife Award for Excellence is awarded to
The Crescent Arts Centre, Braecom (Project Sponsors), Hamilton Architects (Lead Consultants) and Gilbert-Ash NI Limited - here
 
Glenavy Protestant Hall - here
 
Chinese swift migration revealed - here
More cliff nesting swifts - here