More than 1500 Chimney Swifts went to roost
Joplin's North Middle School chimney this evening,
The chimney is about 7 ft X 7 ft X 60 ft
high. The event
tonight went from 7:25 pm until 7:40 pm.
North Middle is
at 2nd & Gray, Joplin, Jasper County.
Every year CHSW start gathering in mid
August. The peak
counts are late September - like tonight.
Last date for
CHSW was 10-30-07. One went to roost that
Good birding, Larry Herbert. Joplin,
Jasper Co., MO.