Swifts Collide into NASCAR Hall of Fame Building

On Tuesday evening in Charlotte, North Carolina, 300 chimney swifts were startled out of their roost site. While flying, they collided into the NASCAR Hall of Fame building, killing over 100 and injuring hundreds more. Sadly the building didn’t have the lights out for night-time migrating birds. We are losing more and more birds daily due to HUMAN error and poor judgment.

Photo courtesy of Carolina Waterfowl Rescue.

Please donate if you can. They eat a ton and need medications. We are so thankful Carolina Waterfowl Rescue was there for them and responded despite the late hour.

Three hundred birds hit a building uptown. We got the call about 11pm and our rehab team sprung into action to help. …

Posted by Carolina Waterfowl Rescue on Tuesday, October 15, 2019