Dr Goodall’s 2021 Video Message

Dr Jane Goodall has been supporting Swift Without Frontiers since the very beginning. This support has included World Swift Day, since it’s very first edition. For the 3d time in a row, she has kindly accepted to be… Read More

2021: Let’s Go!

On June 7, it will be the 3d edition of World Swift Day (WSD). Last year, despite the difficulties linked to the COVID pandemia, Swift lovers showed all their creativity to make WSD a day of celebrations and… Read More

World Drawing Competition: Preselection

Here are the drawings preselected by the jury. The public is invited to vote for one in each category.

Neotropical Swifts (by Renata Biancalana)

The Neotropics are home for 32 species of swifts that occur in the Americas. Though they are widespread and many are considered common, we barely know the life of most of these incredible birds. Swifts are divided in two main groups (subfamilies), the Cypseloidinae and the Apodinae. Renata Biancalana (Brazil) introduces us to some of these species.

Message de Jane Goodall pour la JMM 2020

Comme annoncé, nous publions le message vidéo dy Dr Jane Goodall pour la Journée mondiale des martinets 2020.
Le Dr Jane Goodall a aimablement accepté d’être la “marraine” de la Journée mondiale des martinets (JMM) pour la deuxième année consécutive.

World Drawing Competition

In preparation for the second World Swift Day, which will be held on June 7, Swifts Without Frontiers (SWF) is launching today a WORLD drawing competition. Open to all (adults and children from 3 years), it offers an ideal activity in these times of lockdown.

Apus apus (© Bernard Genton)

“COVID-compatible” WSD: Yes We Can!

In those difficult times, some of you may think that it won’t be possible to organise this year’s World Swift Day. Fortunately, we can assure you that it IS possible: Last year, a fantastic buzz was (also) created by many “virtual” intiatives. Also, some partners have already suggested various intiatives that are “lockdown compatible”.

June 7, 2020: Save The Date!

The first edition of World Swift Day was a big success:  It was celebrated in 39 countries from 4 continents, with over a hundred events “covering” 15 Swift species, thousands of posts on social media (generating thousands of… Read More

Mensaje Jane Goodall vencejos

Los vencejos comunes son aves fascinantes que prácticamente hacen todo en el aire: comer, beber, dormir, aparearse, juntar materiales para sus nidos… Pero están muy amenzados y necesitan nuestra protección.   La Dra. Jane Goodall explica el por… Read More