Swift Awareness Week 2021: 3rd July to 11th July

Activities to celebrate Swifts and to spread the word so that more people learn about these fascinating birds and how to help them! See our "Helping Swifts" page on this website.

  • Share this coloured booklet from Swift Conservation with younger members of your family - although it has many useful facts for the rest of us! Swift coloured booklet 
  • Enter our Swift competition! Encourage younger members of the family to draw or paint a picture of one or more Swifts. Take a photograph of the picture and send it to us via lewesswifts@gmail.com so that we can share it on our website and to our Facebook group. We will not publish names unless we have permission for the parent or guardian. Winning pictures selected by LSS Committee members will receive a £10 book token! Closing date 3rd August 2021.
  • Make a Swift finger puppet  or Swift dart with one of these activity sheets from RSPB!
  • Make some Swift bunting using the Swift finger puppet outline as a template and display it in your window or garden to attract the attention of passers-by!

Swift bunting