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Re: Chimneys & Swifts
- To: JBS4711@aol.com
- Subject: Re: Chimneys & Swifts
- From: John Connors <John.Connors@ncmail.net>
- Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 16:16:54 -0400
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- Organization: NC Museum of Natural Sciences
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Hi Birders. There is a North American Chimney Swift Nest Site Research Project
working out of Austin, Texas. It is associated with the Driftwood Wildlife
Association and can be reached through e-mail at: email@example.com.
Paul & Georgean Kyle have been helping folks study the nesting and roosting sites
of swifts, and developing alternative nest/roost towers and chimneys for parks
and school sites. If I had questions concerning swifts, and I do, then I'd ask
John Connors @ NC Museum of Natural
> Last week someone posted a question about chimney swifts nesting in side
> openings. I didn't save the message expecting some postings in reply.
> Haven't seen any so wondered if anyone responded privately to this RFI. I'm
> in a similar situation and wondered if they could gain access if the sides of
> the new hood/cap were cut open. I've only seen the dive straight into our
> chimney in years past.
> Every evening the past few nights I've seen them flying low over our house
> and I know they are looking for their familiar roost. How I hate that we had
> to put the cap on but some part of the inner workings were beginning to rust.
> Dianne Smith
> Durham, NC