Apus apus

Common summer resident and passage migrant.

BOU Name
Common Swift
Data Required
All breeding data, trends and unusual records. Early and late dates. Counts of 100+

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Swift 11 Nov 2018 Great Baddow, Chelmsford Sean Gregory 1 flew South at 11:20; too quickly to ID; (due south is Hanningfield Res)
Swift 01 Nov 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 Swift sp in off sea @ 1107, too distant to attempt any meaningful ID, and additional to birds at The Naze due to time
Swift 08 Sep 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 10
Swift 02 Sep 2018 Maldon Tony Kennelly 3 heading S so probably migrating
Swift 29 Aug 2018 Hanningfield Reservoir David Hale 2
Swift 27 Aug 2018 Naze, The Brian Combes 1
Swift 18 Aug 2018 Abberton Reservoir Mark Gregory 1 Wigborough Bay
Swift 15 Aug 2018 Abberton Reservoir Steve Grimwade 27 Abberton Church
Swift 15 Aug 2018 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Mark Fisher 3
Swift 14 Aug 2018 Beckton SW David Morrison 12
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