Dublin, OH:  School Chimney  -  250
Monroe, WI:  Commercial Chimney  -  40
Bayside, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  6
Bathurst, NB:  Old Armory chimney  -  250
Potsdam, NY:  University gym chimney  -  90
Dayton, TX:  Old rice drier  -  148
Bellaire, TX:  Whole Foods chimney  -  67
Sugarland, TX:  Commercial chimney  -  1125
Tacoma Park, MD:  Apartment chimney  -  18
Elkhart. IN:  School chimney  -  529
Austin, TX:  Commercial chimney  -  1
Travis County, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  11
Montello, WI:  Multiple sites  -  100, 10
Monroe, NC:  Residential chimney  -  76
Orchard Park, NY:  School chimney  -  48
Atlanta, GA:  Residential chimney  -  7
Elkhart, IN:  Commercial chimney  -  412
Pittsburg, KS:  Multiple sites  -  592, 225, 3
Chapel Hill, NC:  Residential chimney  -  387
Kansas City, MO:  School chimney  -  +200
Alexandria, PA:  Residential chimney  -  6
New Brighton, PA:  multiple sites  -  ~100
Old Saybrook, CT:  Residential chimney  -  8
Morehead City, NC:  Armory chimney  -  +300
El Lago, TX:  Residential chimney  -  33
Elkhart, IN:  Church chimney  -  250
Shorewood, WI:  Apartment chimney  -  45
Gainesville, VA:  Residential Chimney  -  2
Gainesville, FL:  Multiple sites
Toulon, IL:  School chimney  -  133
Galena, OH:  Church chimney  -  1010
Delaware, OH:  Armory chimney  -  560, 540
Greigsville, NY:  School chimney  -  85
Ft. Walton Beach, FL:  Residential chimney  -  79
Somers, CT:  School chimney  - 65
Oneida, NY:  Commercial chimney  -  23
Gatlinburg, TN:  Residential chimney  -  17
Driftwood, TX:  Chimney Swift Towers  -  7, 26
Tremont, NS:  School chimney  -  ~254
Saint-Georges de Beauce, QC, Canada: Commercial
    chimney - 38
Wimberley, TX:  Chimney Swift tower  -  2
Lagrange, TX:  School chimney  -  800
Edinburgh, TX:  Residential chimney  -  125
Havelock, NC:  School chimney  -  400
New Glasgow, NS:  School chimney  -  67
Houston, TX:  School chimney  -  224
Washington, DC:  School chimney  -  70
Goessel, KS:  Commercial chimney  -  76
Austin, TX:  Chimney Swift tower  -  6
Spotsylvania, VA:  Residential chimney  -  3
Fairmont, WV:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  0
Holland, MI:  Multiple sites  -  128, 65
New Bern, NC:  Multiple sites  -  ~500
Beaufort, NC:  Multiple sites ~200
Joplin, MO:  School chimney  -  435
Girard, KS:  Residential building  -  14
Zebulon, GA:  Concrete silo  -  ~400
Houston, TX:  Multiple sites  -  367, 369, 2000
Portland, OR:  Chapman School  -  ~140 Vaux's
Galena, KS:  School Chimney  -  657
St. Adolphe, MB:  Multiple sites  -  14
Bryn Athyn Borough, PA:  Steam Chimney  -  ~300
Bathurst, NB:  Post Office Chimney  -  83
Staten Island, NY:  Armory  -  100 to 150
Annapolis, MD:  Maritime Museum  -  75
Washington, DC:  Apartment Chimney  -  ~2000+
Homer, LA:  Multiple sites  -  35, 5
Dayton, TX:  Old Rice Drier  -  37
Brunswick, ME:  Multiple sites (see detailed report)
Munson, OH:  School Chimney  -  280
Charlotte, NC:  School Chimney  -  750+
Monroe, NC:  Residential Chimney  -  9
Elkhart, IN:  Pie Factory Chimney  -  369
Blue island, IL:  Commercial Chimney  -  400+
Grandville, OH:  Residential Chimney  -  35
Laurinburg, NC:  Armory Chimney  -  626
Washington, DC:  School Chimney  -  1000 to 2000
Libertyville, IL:  Church Chimney  -  300 to 400
Durham, NC:  School Chimney  -  ~500
Kenosha, WI:  Movie Theater Chimney  -  115
Nashville, TN:  Office Chimney  -  14
Lafayette Parish, LA:  Residential Chimney  -  25
Maplewood, MO:  School Chimney  -  1000+
Oradell, NJ:  Industrial Chimney  -  600
Gainesville, FL:  School Chimney  -  189
Jonestown, TX:  Concrete Cistern  -  1555
Seville, OH:  School Chimney  -  137
Simpsonville, SC:  Residential Chimney  -  100 to 200
Bloomington, IN:  Chimney Built for swifts  -  +25
St. Louis Park, MN:  Res. Chimney  -  160 to 180
Pittsburg, KS:  Multiple sites  -  864
Emlenton, PA:  School Chimney  -  +2400
Southern Pines, NC:  School Chimney  -  +200
Worthington, OH:  Church Chimney  -  78
Sugar Creek, OH:  Residential Chimney  -  59, 71, 57
Fort Walton Beach, FL:  Residential Chimney  -  10,19
Gatlinburg, TN:  Residential Chimney  -  17
Racine, WI:  Church Chimney  -  208
Stevenson, MD:  Library Chimney  -  598
Holt, MO:  Chimney Swift Towers  -  12, 16
Travis County, TX:  Chaetura Canyon towers  -  24,
    13, 2, 5
Webster Groves, MO:  School Chimney  -  57
Memphis, TN:  Commercial Chimney  -  665

2010 GUIDELINES

Locate a Chimney Swift or Vaux's Swift roost in your area.
On one night over the weekend of
August 6, 7, 8
and / or
September 10, 11, 12
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.

Email Us!

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

Elyria, OH:  Residential Chimney  -  65+
Springfield, OH:  Movie Theater  -  1400
Tullahoma, TN:  School Chimney  -  5800
Austin, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  1
Clintonville, OH:  School Chimney  -  910
Auburn, OH:  Church Chimney  -  150, 197
Monroe, OR:  School Chimney  -  220 Vaux's
Wakulla Springs, FL:  Lodge Chimney  -  717
Corpus Christi, TX:  Res. Chimney  -  10
Portland, OR:  Chapman School  -  4500,
  5200, 3000 Vaux's Swifts
Carthage, MO:  Comm. Chimney  -  ~100
Greigsville, NY:  School Chimney  -  450
Houston, TX:  School Chimney  -  176
Logansport, IN:  Comm. Chimney  -  500+

Delaware, OH:  Armory Chimney -  750, 720
Galena, OH:  Church Chimney  -  1230
Madison, WI:  Multiple sites  -  0, 22, 34, 40
Weaverville, NC:  Residential Chimney  -  2
Gainesville, FL:  Multiple sites  -  10, 240, 23
Lyman, SC:  Residential Chimneys  -  357
Holland, MI:  Commercial Chimney  -  237
Chardon, OH:  Multiple sites -  225, 150
Burton, OH:  Incinerator Chimney  -  595
Madison, WI:  Multiple sites  -  478, 59
Gainesville, FL:  Multiple sites  -  8, 26
Sturgeon Bay, WI:  School Chimney  -  77
Minnesota :  See State-Wide Report
Ridgewood, NJ:  School Chimney 2950
Jefferson, GA:  Res. Chimney  -  100 to 200
Audubon Vaux's Happenings:  See Report
Pittsburg, PA:  Apartment Chimney  -  396,
    3067, 4138, 3077
Anniston, AL:  Former Fort McClellan  -
    Multiple sites  -  200, 97, 1350, 325, 574,
    268
Waupun, WI:  City Hall Chimney  -  ~75
Abbeville, AL:  Res. Chimney  -  12
Spartanburg, SC:  School Chimney  -  452,
     451, 468
Travis County, TX:  Chaetura Canyon
    Chimney Swift Tower  - 110
Driftwood, TX:  Chimney Swift Tower  -  35+



Reports received after September 20:
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    Special Reports:

Chimney Swift Roosts Summary
Waycross, GA 2002--2010

2010 Minnesota Chimney Swift Sit

Naval Air Station Patuxent River
2001  -  2010 Data

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