Join Washington Square Park Eco Projects on Saturday, May 8, 7:30-8:30pm ET, and learn how to find the Chimney Swifts that live near you! We will explore photos and videos, learn about Chimney Swift behavior, discuss conservation and have a Chimney Swift craft project.
Chimney Swifts are a lesser known urban bird which are listed as near threatened. They nest and roost in NYC and other Eastern U.S. urban centers. They provide important ecological services such as eating dangerous mosquitoes, which can cause disease. You can help Chimney Swifts!