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Saturday, 20 November 2021

Swift Talk (on Zoom) with Edward Mayer
Swift by David Moreton

Swift Talk (on Zoom) with Edward Mayer

A FREE Green Connections Powys talk on Zoom on 1 December, by UK Swift expert Edward Mayer, outlining their life cycle, migration and what we can do to help. Joining details will be sent out a few days before.

In 2003 Edward Mayer pioneered an approach to preserving the future of the Common Swift through advice, talks and the encouragement of widespread volunteer action. Having realised that Swifts were in decline in the area he lived in, he tried to find out the reasons. These turned out to be the replacement of roofs and the insulation of old houses, which blocked the holes where the Swifts had lived.

He studied the efforts of Swift experts in Germany, and began his work by creating "London's Swifts" an internet-based advice service focusing on how to preserve existing nest sites and create new provision.

You can book this FREE event via Eventbrite by clicking the link.