London's Swifts Local Swift Groups

Join a successful group helping Swifts near you

Check below and see if there is a Swift group near you;  they can help you in setting up a Swift colony or persuading your local government, church or school, or housing estate, to help Swifts, as well as in studying Swifts, and you can help them too!

Some of these groups have been running for years, and have an amazingly successful track record; others have just started up. All have access to the latest information. Regardless of region, they should be happy to give you advice and contacts.

Click on any green Swift logo or the name of the Group to make contact

  Below: Swifts have been studied since at least Pliny's times; here is Ferdinand Frisch's 18th Century etching of a Swift & a House Martin. Some Swift Groups can help you help House Martins too!   Further below: two young Swifts in a DIY nestbox
"Vorstellung der Vögel Deutschlandes und beylaüfig auch einiger Fremden" 1763 : Copyright © Ulrich Tigges

Swift Groups by Name, Town, County and Country


button Action for Swifts - East Anglia
button Aldeburgh's Amazing Swifts
button Baildon Swift Group (nr Bradford)
button Bedfordshire Swift Group
button Belgium (Flemish Region)
button Bromley (Kent) Swift Group
green button Bolton & Bury Swift Group
Bradford on Avon Swift Group

e mail link Brighton Swift Group
green swift button Bristol Swifts Group
Bromley Swift Group Bromley (Kent) Swift Group
Brussels & Wallonia GTM
Brockley (S'th London) Swift Group
Burton in Kendal (Cumbria)
link Caistor Swift Group (Lincolnshire)
Cherwell (Oxfordshire) Swift Group
green swift button Chirk (North Wales) Swift Group
Cumbria: Sedbergh & District
Cumbria (West) Swift Group
Green Button Darlington Swifts
Dublin Swift Group
Dunblane Wildlife Dunblane Wildlife (Scotland)
Dunblane Wildlife Framlingham Swift Group (Suffolk)
Frankfurt Swift Group
Fulbourn (Cambs) Swift Group 
Glamorgan Swift Group
Hackney Swift Group Hackney Swift Group (East London)
Hampshire Swifts
Hannover Swift Group

Hastings & Rother Swift Conservation Group Hastings & Rother Swift Group
Henley Henley on Thames
Henley Hertford Swift Group, Hertfordshire
Henley Huntly Swift Group, Aberdeenshire
Islington Swift Group Islington Swift Group (North London)

Islington Swift Group Kettlethorpe Nature Action Group (KNAG)

Islington Swift Group Leeds Swifts Group

Amboise Les Martinets d'Amboise
Toulon Les Martinets de Toulon
Toulon Lewisham (South London) Swifts
Ludlow  & Shropshire Swift Group

Islington Swift Group Lune Valley Swift Group (Lancs)

Maidenhead, Marlow & Cookham
Milton Keynes Swift Group
Northern Ireland Swift Group
Oswestry (Shropshire) Swift Project
Reigate Swifts Reigate (Surrey) Swift Protection Group
Reigate Swifts Salisbury & Wilton Swifts
Shaftesbury Swift Group Shaftesbury Swift Group
Shaftesbury Swift Group Sheffield & Rotherham Swift Group
Reigate Swifts South Cumbria Swifts
Reigate Swifts Stroud (Gloucestershire) Swift Group
dawn green swift button Somerset - Taunton Dean Swifts
Swanage (Dorset) Swifts
Tayside Swift Group
Trieste Swift Group
Link button Wakefield (Yorkshire) Swift Group
North Wiltshire Swifts Wiltshire (North) Swift Group
Wolverton's Swifts & Martin Group Wolverton's Swifts & Martins Group

Click on a Name or Swift to e-mail


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Above: Three ways to house Swifts: clear straightforward designs by Action for Swifts for use by roofers and builders; they can help you too with designs for your Swift project  Copyright © Dick Newell

Below: Designed for the site; Swift nest boxes for individual sites designed by (left) Mike Osborne & (centre & right) Dick Newell of Action for Swifts here shown with a box at Worlington Church  Copyright © Mike Osborne & Dick Newell


Setting up a new Swift Group

If you would like your Swift group listed on our web site, let us know via this e-mail link new-swift-group-contact and we will be in touch with you!

Below: Swift nest box system designed by Swift Conservation for the Fulbourne Village Project, Cambs, twin nestboxes made from an old Claret crate, and twin Swift nest places created inside a restored gutter box by the Brussels Swift Group  Copyright © Dick Newell, Edward Mayer and Martine Wauters




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