Chimney Swift

(Chaetura pelagica)



Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Possible but not likely1992-1996: Possible but not likely
1997-2001: Possible but not likely2002-2006: Possible but not likely
2007-2011: Possible but not likely2012-2016: Possible but not likely

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is late leaving the site.

Groups of 3 - 10 are commonly seen flying overhead from spring through fall. Although there are suitable structures on site in which the swift could nest, nesting has not yet been confirmed.