Powell, OH:  School Chimney  -  +500
Travis County, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower 123
Bellaire, TX:  Multiple sites  -  334 / 110
Liberty County, TX:  Rice Drier  -  173
Haines City, FL:  Residential Chimney
Oxford, CT:  School Chimney  -  230
Elkhart, IN:  School Chimney  -  414
Garland, TX:  Residential Chimney  -  4
Emlenton, PA:  Former School Chimney  -  ~1500
Summerville, SC:  Residential Chimney 100
Travis County, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  119
Orchard Park, NY:  School Chimney  -  31
Maplewood, MO:  Commercial Chimney  -  ~500
Shorewood, WI:  Decommissioned Incinerator  -  167
Austin, TX: Decommissioned Incinerator  -  3
New Glasgow, NS:  School Chimney  -  17 / 21
Cedarburg, WI:  Residential Chimney  -  7
Elkhart, IN:  Commercial Chimney  -  120
Toulon, IL:  School Chimney  -  153
New Bern, NC:  Multiple Sites  -  400 / 100 / 300
Tampa, FL:  Church Chimney  -  115
Richland Hills, TX:  School Chimney  -  0
Savannah, GA:  Residential Chimney  -  10
Saint-Georges de Beauce, QC: Commercial  -  282
Dallas, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  0
Travis County, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  122
Bellaire, TX:  Multiple Sites  -  503 / 26 / 200
North Bennington, VT:  Commercial Chimney  -  112
Atlanta, GA:  Residential Chimney  -  4
Gainesville, VA:  Commercial Chimney  -  33
Tampa, FL:  Church Chimney  -  115
Elkhart, IN:  Commercial Chimney  -  594
Tullahoma, TN:  School Chimney  -  575
Roseburg, OR:  Pottery Shed Chimney  -  0
Austin, TX:  Chimney Swift Towers (2)  -  7 / 2
Homer, LA:  Multiple Sites  -  279 / 7 / 44 / 30
ST. Augustine, FL:  Residential Chimney  -  27
Columbia, SC:  Commercial Chimney  -  +500
Morehead City, NC:  School Chimney  -  +1000
Galena and Delaware, OH:  Multiple Sites  -  97 / 123 / 74 / 49 / 31 / 54 / 7 / 1 / 43 / 217
Pittsburgh, KS:  Multiple Sites  -  total Swifts: 428
Racine, WI:  Multiple Sites  -  65 / 18
Dublin, OH:  School Chimney  -  +500
Midlothian, VA:  Residential Chimney  -  see report
Kewaunee, WI:  Commercial Chimney  -  +100
Topeka, KS:  School Chimney  -  191
Holland, MI:  17
Sanford, FL:  Residential Chimney  -  0
Oakman, GA:  Chimney Swift Towers  -  9
Milwaukee, WI:  Church Chimney  -  3
Dallas, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  (3)
Sykesville, MD:  Commercial Chimney  -  4
Wolfville, NS:  Robie Tufts Center  -  73 / 80 / 69
Johnson City, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  2
Seabrook, TX:  Residential Chimney  -  17
Woodbine, MD:  Residential Chimney  -  18
Oneida, NY:  Commercial Chimney  -  +200
Oldenburg, IN:  Commercial Chimneys  -  535 / 760
Homer, LA:  Chimney Swift Towers  -  24 / 0 / 0
Grandes-Piles, QC:  Church Chimney  -  62
Bathurst, NB:  Church Chimney ~100
Thomasville, GA:  Commercial Chimney  -  195
Wolfville, NS: Multiple sites
Dayton, TX: Old Rice Drier  -  150
Middleton, NS:  School Chimney  -  ~200
Brampton, ON: Commercial Chimney  -  37
Bellaire, TX: Multiple sites  -  512, 9, 289, 36
Fowlerville, MI: Commercial Chimney  -  ~250
Algona, IA: Commercial Chimney  -  4
Fenton, IA: Residential Chimney  -  4
St. Paul, MN: Multiple sites  -  2, 8, 2
Peninsula, OH: Commercial Chimney  -  16
Mackinac Island, MI: Fort Watchtower  -  38
Milwauki, OR: Residential Chimney  -  ~12
Greensboro, NC: Church Chimney  -  ~500
Dayton, TX: Old Rice Drier  -  172
Chagrin Falls, OH: Church Chimney  -  ~375
Bellaire, TX: Chimney Swift Tower  -  63
Dallas, TX: Commercial Chimney  -  425
Galena, KS:  Middle School Chimney  -  764
La Grange, TX:  Middle School Chimney  -  307
Dublin, OH:  Middle School Chimney  -  ~1300
Sugarland, TX:  Commercial Chimney  -  +3000
Palm Coast, FL:  Residential Chimney  -  6
Brunswick, ME:  See Reports
Garland, TX:  Residential Chimney  -  6
Houston area, TX:  Multiple sites
Gainesville, FL:  46
Kernersville, NC:  Residential Chimney  -  ~2000
Houston, TX:  School Chimney  -  130
Memphis, TN:  Prison Laundry Chimney  -  1022
Austin, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  16
Southern Pines, NC:  Commercial Chimney  -  575
Maplewood, MO:  School Chimney  -  "thousands"
Galena, KS:  School Chimney  -  780
Logansport, IN:  Commercial Chimney  -  200+
Toulon, IL:  School Chimney  -  316
Healdsburg, CA:  School Chimney  -  ~3000 Vaux's
Jonestown, TX:  Old Concrete Cistern  -  1235
Nashville, TN:  Commercial Chimney  -  24
Middleton, NS:  Commercial Chimney  -  0
Chappell Hill, TX:  Res. Chimneys  -  22
Westfield Center, OH:  School Chimney  -  0
Houston, TX:  Multiple Sites  -  221, 73

2009 GUIDELINES

Locate a Chimney Swift or Vaux's Swift roost in your area.
On one night over the weekend of
August 7, 8, 9,
and / or
September 11, 12. 13
you observe the roost starting about 30 minutes before dusk and estimate the number of swifts that enter.
When you have your number, contact us with your results.


Please include the following:


  • Number of  swifts counted
  • Time (and time zone)
  • Date
  • Location
  • Address: city, state/province
  • Broad description of the site, e.g. school, warehouse, residence, Chimney Swift Tower, etc.
  • Weather conditions may also be reported.

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We will continue to update the results through the end of September.

Thank you for your support of
Chimney Swift conservation.
We look forward to hearing from you!

New Brighton, PA:  15
Atlanta, GA:  Residential Chimney  -  4
Staunton, VA:  School Chimney  -  1500
Newton, NJ:  Hospital Chimney  -  530
Murray, KY:  Commercial Chimney  -  80
Oil City, PA:  ~250, 12
Emlenton, PA:  School Chimney  -  ~425
Kalamazoo, MI:  Residential Chimney  -  270
Homer, LA:  3 Chimney Swift Towers  -  51
Kenosha, WI:  Bar Chimney  -  104
Edinburgh, TX:  Residential Chimney  -  ~75
Elkhart, IN:  School Chimney  -  708
Martinsville, IN:  Comm. Chimney  -  333
Tullahoma, TN:  School Chimney  -  4400
Ashville, NC:  Commercial Chimney  -  +1000
Elizabethtown, KY:  Res. Chimney  -  ~300
Lakeville, MN:  School Chimney  -  327
Abilene, TX:  Residential Chimney  -  57
Lenoir City, TN:  Comm. Chimney  -  483
Southern Pines, NC:  School Chimney  -  439
Gainesville, FL:  Church Chimney  -  420
Webster Groves, MO: School Chimney  -  171
St. Joseph, MO:  School Chimney  -  + 1000
Greenwood, IN:  School Chimney  -  220
Pittsburg, KS:  Multiple Sites  -  1915

Hampton-Sydney, VA:  219 / 71
Banner Elk, NC:  Comm. Chimney  -  140
Galena, OH:  Church Chimney  -  ~1200
Homer. LA:  Multiple Sites  -  390 / 55/ 540
Allentown, PA:  Comm. Chimney  -  40
Southlake, TX:  Res. Chimney  -  ~30
Corpus Christi, TX: 6 / 57 / 110
Lake City, FL:  Comm. Chimney  -  ~200
Greer, SC:  Comm. Chimney  -  720
Baltimore, MD:  Book Bindery  -  3200
Walton Beach, FL:  Res. Chimney  -  1
Dayton, TX:  Old Rice Drier  -  49
Conway, SC:  Res. Chimney  -  ~477
Sugarland, TX:  Res. Chimney  -  +15
Roseburg, OR: 
Comm. Chimney  -  17 Vaux's
Dayton, OH: Comm. Chimney  -  150
Oakwood, OH:  School Chimney  -  330
Shorewood, WI:  Comm. Chimney  -  155
Ridgewood, NJ:  School Chimney  -  1270
Richmond, VA:  Multiple Sites  -  200 / 100
Healdsburg, CA: 
Comm. Chimney  -  4500 Vaux's
Lincoln, VA:  School Chimney  -  ~400 to 500
Shore Acres, TX:  Residential Chimney  -  20
Houston, TX: 
Multiple Sites  -  30 / 14 / 77 / 145
Winston-Salem, NC: 
Comm. Chimney -  ~3000
White Stone, VA:  Res. Chimney  -  ~400
Cleveland Heights, OH:  School  -  ~  155
Mayfield Heights, OH:  School  -  ~400
Bumpass, VA:  Residence  -  10

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