Past Event December 2014 - Chimney Swifts

  • NC State University Club 4200 Hillsborough St Raleigh, NC, 27606 United States

Program:  December General Meeting - Chimney Swifts

Speaker: John Connors

Chimney Swifts have been described as aerial acrobats.  Prior to fall migration, they form communal roosts that range from an extended family group of half a dozen birds to hundreds or even thousands of birds.  The Prairie Ridge Research Center of the Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh has broken ground on a large chimney tower that will provide a valuable habitat for the Chimney Swifts and advance our understanding of these fascinating birds.