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WOW – Wasn’t it Grand?

Check out this report on Swift Night Out – 2014!

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Great Article On Swifts

Check out this great article in the Herald of Everett on our Vauxies! Creative Plans to Help Vaux’s Swifts

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Swift Night Out 2014 Is Coming: Sat, Sept 13th!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 13, so you don’t miss the return of the Vaux’s (pronounced “voxes”) Swifts to the Wagner Center chimney in Monroe as they migrate south for the winter. Celebrate the arrival of one of the … Continue reading

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April Means the Swifts are Coming Soon!

It is April and that means the Vaux’s Swifts are migrating north and will arrive mid-to-late April at the Frank Wagner Center (formerly Frank Wagner Elementary School) chimney in Monroe, Washington to roost while on their northbound journey to the … Continue reading

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Swift Night Out is over.. but the swifts are still coming

We celebrated “Monroe Swift Night Out” last weekend and had a fabulous time!   The spaghetti feed was delicious, the weather was superb, the booths were interesting, the talk was great. And to top it off, the swift aerial show was … Continue reading

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Live Stream is up

We are back live streaming and its funny how much noise 111 swifts (current count as of 5/29) can make. If our links here don’t seem to work, try CritterZoom.com, and pick the “Vaux’s Swift” link on the right panel.

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Dr Swift is workin’ on that live feed

Dr Swift went up on the Wagner roof yesterday and drove down to Olympia to get our new inside chimney cam.    He goes up on the Wag roof again today and if we are really lucky we will be … Continue reading

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Happy 2012!

Spring seems to be around the corner..  the temperatures are warming up here in Western Washington..  the Flickers are starting to drum..  and soon the Voxies will be back in town.  Stay tuned!

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BTN – Of course we did

Hey, we’re a part of the Audubon family – so OF COURSE we were BirdingtheNet! We even built some bird nests – but have taken them down now, as the game is over.   Hope you all had fun!

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Life of a Swift Counter…

See below for an account of counting the swifts at the defunct chimney stack at the Old Northern State Hospital grounds in Sedro-Woolley.  Gives you a sense of how dramatic the swift roosting experience can be… Tonight (9/27) was both … Continue reading

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