Pittsburg, Crawford County, KS  -  92, 80, 11, 2, 56
Toronto, ON:  Buddhist Temple  -  1 / 30
Clemmons, SC: old Clemmons school  -  4600
Chapel Hill, NC:  Battle Hall (U of NC)  -  ~300
Kenosha, WI:  First Methodist Church   -  69
Pontiac, SC: Clemson U / Sandhills Exp. Stat.  -  (25)
Newton Falls, OH:  old house chimney  -  4
Cornwall, ON:  St. Andrew's RC Church  -  2
Travis County, TX:
swift towers  -  98, 124, 74, 135
Memphis, TN: Snowden School  -  465
Nashville, TN: Tusculum Elementary  -  3 / (24)
Austin, TX: O'Henry Middle School  -  ~ 620
Sumter, SC:  residential Chimney  -  ~4 (20)
Buffalo Grove, IL:  residential chimney  -  10
Marietta, GA: residential chimney  -  1
Griegsville, NY:  York Central School  -  228
Geneseo, NY: residential chimney  -  60
Peterborough, ON:  industrial chimney  -  158
Racine, WI:  commercial chimney  -  16

Delaware, OH: National Guard Armory  -  202 / 483
Abbeville, AL: residential chimney  -  18 / 24
Ellicott City, MD:  commercial chimney  -  0
Lexington, SC: Lexington Intermediate School  -  309
Lexington, SC: Lexington County Hist. Museum  -  32
Memphis, TN: tall chimney at Shelby Farms  -  2279
Ft. Walton Beach, FL:  residential chimney  -  24
Palm Beach Gardens, FL:  res. chimney  - adults
     feeding young
Orchard Park, NY: Orchard Pk. Mid. Sch.  -  ~40/50
Wilmington, DE:  Ursuline University  -  146
Potsdam, NY: Clarkson Univ. Alumni Gym  -   354
Morehead City, NC: West Carteret High  School  -  60
Havaloc, NC: Arthur Edward School  -  +300
Whitefish Bay, WI: 0
Ashville, NC:  The Grove Arcade bldg.  -  86
Mississauga, ON: Streetsville United Church  -  120
Brampton, ON: old stone mill chimney  -  62
Muskogee, OK: 235 / 400
Vermillion, SD: high school chimney  -  700
Topeka, KS :  brick chimney  -  342
Shorewood, WI:  school chimney  -  45
Newport, MI:  residential chimney  -  58
Austin, TX:  O. Henry Middle School  -  ~1000
Austin, TX:  unused incinerator chimney  -  503
Kingston, NS: residential chimney  -  10
Johnson City, TX: 
2 swift towers  -  5 / 2
Austin, TX:  residential chimney  -  10
Unity, ME:  residential chimney  -  64
Howell, MI:  large commercial chimney  -  +140
Bartlett, TN:  Bartlett High School  -  300
Weslaco, TX:  residential chimney  -  10
Pittsburg, KS:  Westside Elem. School  -  166
Jacksonville, FL:  residential chimney  -  4
Bastrop State Park, TX:  concrete cistern  -  600, 420
Gloucester, VA:  warehouse chimney  -  77
Racine, WI:  St. Patrick's chimney  -  ~100
Lebanon. MO:  vacant house residential  -  1500 / 2000
Saint-Raymond, Quebec:  chimney  -  76
Malheur Nat. Forest, OR:  pine snag  -  20 Vaux's
Lowell, MA:  residential chimney  -  150
Berea, OH:  school chimney  -  287
Wakulla Springs St. Park, FL:  hotel chimney  -  +300
Galena, OH:  church chimney  -  1830
Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Manitoba   -  2 / 3
Pittsburg, KS:  multiple sites  -  193 / 141 /  53 / 387
Mounds, OK:  residential chimney  - 16
Trois-Rivières , Québec:  brick chimney  - 21
Kenduskeag, ME:  summer summary
Portland, OR:  residential chimney  -  ~20 Vaux's
Winston-Salem, NC:  Sherwood Elem. School  -  ~500
Nashville, TN:  Tusculum Elem. School   -  275
Shorewood, WI:  St. Robert's Church  -  1000
Median County, OH:  elem. School  -  135
Bastrop State Park, TX:  concrete cistern  -  280
Austin, TX:  AFL-CIO bldg.  -  425
Austin, TX:  commercial brick chimney  -  720

Travis County, TX: 
Chimney Swift Tower  -  +300
Johnson City, TX: 
Chimney Swift Tower  -  19, 58, 19
Portsmouth, NH:  residential chimney  -  +30
Pittsburg, KS:  Westside elementary school  - 300
                          First Methodist Church  -  248
Columbia, MO:  Benton Elementary School  -  4630
Wileyville, VA:  church chimney  -  463
Holt, MO: 
Chimney Swift Tower  -  31
Durham, NC:  residential Chimney  -  18
Chardon, OH:  Park School Auditorium  -  750 to 800
Nashville, TN:  Tusculum Elementary School  -  457
Carlisle, PA:  residential chimney  -  3
Vermillion, SD:  high school chimney  -  645
Athens, GA:  commercial chimney  -  290
Baltimore, MD:  four-story urban chimney  -  511
Corpus Christi, TX:  residential chimney  -  80 to 85
Topeka, KS:  church chimney  -  +35
Montgomery County, TN:  50' tall  chimney  -  160
Bryn Athyn, PA:  school chimney  -  450 to 500
Berea, OH:  Little Red Schoolhouse  -  441
Memphis, TN:  church chimneys -  40 / 262
Baltimore, MD:  com.  chimney  -  2300 / 3170 / 4630
Austin, TX:  residential chimney  -  23
                      school chimneys -  850 to 900 / 118
Racine, WI:  3-story commercial chimney  -  37 / 4
Columbia, SC:  auditorium chimney  -  +3000

GUIDELINES

Locate a Chimney Swift or Vaux's Swift roost in your area.
On one night over the weekend of
August 13, 14, 15,
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!

Lexington, SC:  intermediate school  -  293
Galena, OH: church chimney  - 1840 / 1690
Beecher, IL: 
Chimney Swift Tower  - 6 / 4
Muskogee, OK:  smokestack  - 6500
                             chimney  -  +1000
Jonestown, TX:  concrete cistern  -  ~2060
Baltimore, MD:  armory chimney  -  3200
Clearwater, FL:  County courthouse  -  54
Racine, WI:  53, 27, 4, 6, 239
Holland, MI:  2 to 500
Griegsville, NY:  school chimney  -  732/850
Athens, GA:  245 / 220
St. Petersburg/Gulfport, FL:  209
Atlanta, GA:  12
Baltimore, MD:  Book Bindery  -  7330
Greenbelt, MD:  180 / 88
Highland Village, TX:  11
Spartanburg, SC:  471 / 193 / 369
San Angelo, TX:  ~200
Caledonia, MS:  residential chimney  - 9
Ridgewood, NJ:  middle school  -  250 / 600
Rome, MI:  Church chimney  -  140
Ashville, NC:  1500 / 2700
Kerrville, TX:  500
Sault Ste. Marie, ON:  11
Waycross, GA:  1000 / 1064 / 1220
Heavener, OK:  2400
Griegsville, NY:  1100 / 1300 / 1000 / 1100
Allentown, PA:  238
Elizabethtown, KY:  300 ~ 400
Spartanburg, SC:  471 / 193 / 369
Saint-Georges de Beauce, QC:  267

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