Tuesday, August 9, 2011

August 7, 2011 Chimney Swift nesting successful!

The Chimney Swifts were successful again this year! Unfortunately I wasn't home to witness the hatching but 3 young fledged. The hatching date and fledging date were similar to last year. In fact very close to the same dates. I checked the chimney twice during the day and could see 3 young clinging to the side of the chimney wall. Two were below the nest while the third was on its own.

A young Chimney Swift clings to the chimney wall.

Nest site of the Chimney Swift. Note stick nest lower right hand side.

1 comment:

Chimney Sweep Portland said...

This a very interesting bird and you've shared great photos. Keep us posted!