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Chimney Swift Challenge 2014 - We have a winner!

7 monthes ago   |   By Delaware Valley Birding

Now that fall is over and winter is here, and barring some unprecedented event, it seems safe to say that the last Chimney Swift of 2014 has been sighted in Philadelphia. I've combed the eBird reports of Chimney Swifts from this fall, and it appears the last one seen in the city was in fact also the last one seen in all the state.
Sightings of Chimney Swifts continued well into mid-October. The Heinz Refuge is our mostly heavily birded site in Philly and swifts were there ~daily until October 14th, and then the last sighting there was October 18th by Jonah Joffe. Later, Gary Jarvis noted...
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