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Monitoring Swifts in and around Bury St Edmunds – Simon Evans

27/05/2020 @ 19:00 - 20:30

Local ornithologist Simon Evans will talk about his work with Swifts including the St John’s Church tower project, which now boast 60 nesting boxes. This is a Bury St Edmunds Swift Group talk, which follows Edward Jackson’s talk for BWMG on 24th April.


Photo: Simon Evans by Nick Upton, with permission

Quiz answers:

1. Other species using the same size ring as a Swift – Kingfisher
2. Bird of Prey foot – Tawny Eagle caught one South Africa January 2019.
3. Two species of swift in the hand:
Apus apus (ours) & Apus pallida ( Pallid Swift)
4. Latin name for lousefly – Crataerina pallida


19:00 - 20:30