ATU (Atlantic Technological University) Swiftcams (previously GMIT)

In 2012, 4 triple entrance Schwegler 17A Swift nest boxes were installed at the ATU Mayo Campus in Castlebar (prior to 2022 known as GMIT Mayo Campus) providing 12 nest compartments. In 2019, an additional 2 triple boxes were installed providing another 6 nest boxes and giving a total of 18 nest compartments.

The 2023 season is here. The ATU are currently streaming 4 nest boxes and Stream 2/Box 8 have got one egg and a second one being laid today – 18 May. We’ll keep you updated as the season progresses.

Swift entering nest box
Swift entering nest box at GMIT Mayo Campus in Castlebar –  © Martin Leak
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