Contributed by Chris Mason
- find and protect Swifts’ traditional nest sites;
- encourage provision of new nest sites;
- encourage interest in Swifts and awareness of the risks they face.
This year Swifts were found to be nesting
under the eaves of St Etheldreda’s
One of these recently-installed nest boxes, in
Kings Avenue, Bicester was occupied this year.
Nest boxes were installed at
St Martin’s church, Bladon
- Build on the survey work begun in Banbury and Bloxham.
- Extend the use of mapping of Swifts nest sites.
- Complete the installation of the tower in Bicester.
- Attend the International Swift Conference in Cambridge (April 8th-10th).
- Promote ‘Swift Stories’ as widely as possible.
- Continue to campaign for Swift nest provision in appropriate new developments.
Here is a map of Cherwell:
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