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About Us

Help us stop the decline of these beautiful birds


These beautiful and charismatic birds have declined across Hampshire and the UK by approximately 65% over the past 25 years. They continue to decline at approximately 5% per annum.

We can stop and reverse this decline. 

Hampshire Swifts was formed in 2016 in response to the on-going decline of this iconic bird across Hampshire. Our objective is to reverse the decline of Swifts in our county. This is best done by ensuring we provide an ever-increasing supply of suitable nest sites for our Swifts. We can achieve this by conserving existing nest sites and by providing nest sites on existing and new buildings.  


Our Objectives.

To promote for the benefit of the public the conservation of the Common Swift in Hampshire by raising general awareness of the declining status of this species, identifying and protecting existing nest sites and by encouraging the provision of additional nest sites across the county.

Charitable Status.

Hampshire Swifts is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.

Registered Charity Number 1177146



Prof. Catharine Gale
Mrs Rachel Hardy

Mr Bob Lord

Mr Tim Norriss (lead)

Mrs Wendy Reid

Data Protection

The Hampshire Swifts Data Protection Policy is available here 

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