News items

18th April 2020

Thousands of Swifts have been seen heading north over Andalusia.  They’re on their way back!

16th February 21019

The RSPB has just refreshed their website to highlight the dangers that Swifts are facing and how we can help.

11th November 2018

Pallid Swifts in Thorpeness

A rare sight was witnessed in Thorpeness just beyond the Haven  on Sunday – a pair of Pallid Swifts were seen feeding over the northern edge of the Meare  during the day.  Unfortunately at about 4pm one of them was caught by a Sparrowhawk.

For some stunning photos of the birds go to or his Twitter page.