Don’t Miss Portland’s SwiftWatch

In case you don’t know (or forgot) SwiftWatch 2012 is going on NOW!  This is when some 40,000 migrating Vaux Swift birds create a huge vortex, until all at once they decide it’s time to go in to roost for the night (at sunset) in a giant (otherwise unused) chimney at Chapman Elementary in NW Portland.  Never a bad time.  If you’re lucky, you’ll also see a couple local birds of prey swoop in for the weakest links.

Going on through the end of the month…

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