Vaux's Swifts in Rainier
September 11, 2014
Join the WHAS swift counting crew on Saturday,
September 13, to get a one-hour encounter
with the southbound migration of Vaux's Swifts
as they pour into the chimney of the Carpet One
building in Rainier around sunset. The birds will
roost there for the night before heading for Chapman
School in Portland and points south.
Meet at the flagpole in front of Rainier City
Hall, 1st Street & Highway 30, at 6:45 p.m.
with blanket and chair, binoculars and/or scope,
camera, and a snack. This event will be fun for all
For more information and to sign up, contact
trip leader Darrel Whipple at 503-556-9838.