Chapman School Swifts

Location -
1445 N.W. 26th Ave., Portland, OR 97210
Neighborhood - NW Portland

Categories - Family Fun

Features - Family Friendly

Every evening in September, thousands of migratory Vaux’s Swifts pour into the chimney at Chapman Elementary School, drawing crowds of spectators who enjoy picnics during the community ritual. Portland Audubon Society volunteers are on hand at the school, built in 1923, to answer questions about the birds.