Swifts are struggling for nesting sites due to the loss of their traditional homes, mainly under roof tiles or in roof spaces when older properties are ‘modernised’. So in 2016 Harleston’s Future made the decision to lend a hand and install replacement homes for them in the form of nesting boxes. Host families were contacted and by last year we had 147 boxes in place, made and erected by a dedicated team of town volunteers. If you look closely you will see them on homes throughout the town, tucked up under the roof overhang, generally on the north face of taller houses.
The Swift Action team bring you regular updates during the visit of our swifts… Read More >