Guide to identifying swifts
Keep an eye on the skies and record any swifts you see. To help you identify them, we've pulled together a useful guide so you can look out for the key characteristics when they speedily fly above you.
Keep a beady eye out for swift nests too which are usually found under the eaves of a house or building. Take a look at the photos below to get an idea of the difference between the nests of swifts, swallows and house martins.
House martin nest
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