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What to do if you find a grounded Swift

Occasionally a swift may fall from a nest. Please follow this advice you find a grounded swift in Suffolk

Place the bird in a box with several small air holes in it -­‐ a shoe box with a lid is ideal, lined with a couple of layers of kitchen roll

Place the box in a quiet, warm place away from any noise and interference

Refer to the First Aid page on the Swift Conservation website for information on what to do next:

Don’t take any further action until you have read this.

You will find a chart to help you age your swift and contact details for Swift Carers

If you live in Suffolk and adjacent areas your nearest Swift Carer
is: Judith Wakelam, Telephone: 01638 715971, email Judith