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Unconfirmed
11:55 20/10/14
08:52
22:57 19/10/14
19:39 19/10/14
13:40 19/10/14
11:00
Unconfirmed
21:55 18/10/14
12:11 05/07/14
12:54 22/04/14
12:30

10 reports returned.

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Matosinhos, Portugal
16/08/14
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Tomintoul, Highland
27/07/14
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Old town, Croatia
13/06/14
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Newstead & Annesley CP, Notts
30/06/14
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Alfreton, Derbys
09/07/14
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Alfreton, Derbys
09/07/14
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Alfreton, Derbys
27/05/14
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Bungay, Suffolk
25/06/14
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Newstead & Annesley CP, Notts
30/06/14
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Newstead & Annesley CP, Notts
30/06/14
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Newstead & Annesley CP, Notts
30/06/14
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Belper, Derbys
22/06/14 Notable photo
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Lakenheath, Suffolk
12/06/14
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Lakenheath, Suffolk
12/06/14
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Tomintoul, Highland
09/06/14 Notable photo
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Lakenheath, Suffolk
06/06/14
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Conwy RSPB, Conwy
04/06/14
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Sta Luzia, Portugal
03/06/14
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Alcudia, Balearic Islands
25/05/14
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Alcudia, Balearic Islands
25/05/14
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Attenborough NR, Notts
01/06/14
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Broom GPs, Beds
30/05/14 Notable photo
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undisclosed site, Lincs
25/05/14
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25/05/14
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25/05/14

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Swift breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Canary Islands
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lichtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Malta
Moldova
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia and Montenegro
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine

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Tue 13/05/14
Swift response from world experts at Cambridge conference
Swift response from world experts at Cambridge conference
For three days in mid-April, birders, professional ornithologists and action groups from around the world gathered in Cambridge to debate how to reverse the decline in swift populations.  read on read on
Fri 22/06/12
BTO: Swifts start to share their secrets
BTO Swifts start to share their secrets
Tagged Common Swifts reveal their wintering areas.  read on read on
Thu 14/06/12
RSPB: Homeless neighbours need our help
RSPB Homeless neighbours need our help
The Common Swift has declined by more than 70% in the last 40 years.  read on read on
Thu 09/02/12
BTO: 100,000 homes needed this spring
BTO 100,000 homes needed this spring
14th–21st February is National Nest Box Week.  read on read on
Thu 24/06/10
RSPB: Building world urged to take swift action
RSPB Building world urged to take swift action
The RSPB challenges the building industry to follow the lead of householders and take action for Swifts.  read on read on
Tue 16/03/10
RSPB: Swift search a screaming success
RSPB Swift search a screaming success
Swift data gathered on a scale never recorded before.  read on read on
Mon 22/06/09
RSPB: Making a Swift exit?
RSPB Making a Swift exit?
Summer migrant in serious trouble.  read on read on
Wed 08/08/07
More on the York Swift
More on the York Swift
The discovery of an apparent Chimney Swift in York at the end of July sparked a lot of interest at the time. Subsequently the identification has become hotly debated. Brett Richards asks further questions over this bird's identity.  read on read on
Thu 26/07/07
Chimney Swift in York, North Yorkshire
Chimney Swift in York, North Yorkshire
A summer surprise in the centre of York came in the shape of a Chimney Swift. Finder Andy Booth retells the find.  read on read on
Wed 27/06/07
RSPB: Listen Out For The Screaming Neighbours
RSPB Listen Out For The Screaming Neighbours
To understand more about our Swift population, the RSPB has launched a UK-wide online survey.  read on read on
Sat 28/10/06 Webzine subscribers only
Swift Revelations: Identifying Swifts including Pallid Swift and Asian Common Swift
Swift Revelations
Late autumn is the time for Pallid Swift in Britain - or is it? Identification expert Martin Garner takes a look at separating Common Swift and Pallid Swift, but with the extra conundrum of Common Swifts of the race pekinensis thrown in for good measure.  log in log in

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