Swift Live Streaming
Save our Swifts Project with live streaming from swift nestboxes at GMIT Mayo campus
Swifts Live Streaming
Save our Swifts Project
The Swift is a bird of conservation concern in Ireland due to loss of breeding sites.
Swifts nest mainly in tall buildings, usually under the eaves. It is known that Swifts nest in Castlebar and in particular at the GMIT Mayo campus.
The Green Campus team at GMIT Mayo has erected twelve nest boxes to provide nest sites for Swifts with the aim of raising awareness of the nesting requirements of the birds.
The project is linked with environmental modules on GMIT's Culture & Environment and Outdoor Education courses, and demonstrates to students on construction courses how wildlife can be affected by building renovation work.
Watch 2019 Live Streaming Below!
Notes on Setting up a Swift Nest Box Project (PDF)
We are Swifts - We are in Trouble (PDF Booklet)
GMIT Mayo Green Campus Co-ordinator
Email: Lynda Huxley