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Vaux's Swift Chimneys

Producer: Cassandra Profita, EarthFix  Camera/Editor: Nick Fisher

Vaux’s swifts put on dazzling displays as they funnel into old chimneys to roost for the night as seen at Portland’s Chapman School every fall. But earthquake safety improvements are taking down those chimneys. Join EarthFix to see how bird advocates are testing out a replacement chimney.

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Mountain Goat Survey, Blue Mountain Wildlife and Vaux's Swift Chimneys (2807)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2807
Most Recent Broadcast: November 17, 2016