Swifts etc.

To: Philip Veerman <>
Subject: Swifts etc.
From: Terry Munro <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2018 09:31:40 +0000
Hi Philip
I think it's around 2 years since I've seen WTN here in Watson
Terry Munro

On Mon, 8 Jan 2018 at 10:18 AM, Philip Veerman <> wrote:

In my early birding days (mid 1970s) swifts (mainly WTN) were a regular summer observation. From November onwards but surely they would be seen by the last week of December. This continued well into my years in Canberra, indeed the WTN was an inclusion on V2 of the GBS chart.  I think I saw none last year (i.e. 2016/17), I think only one the year before, and none so far this summer, even with days of what would be thought of as suitable weather. But that is just me, I don’t get out much but I have been looking. What is concerning is no one has so far mentioned any in our AOI on this line.




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