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Visit to the common swift colonies

Watch the common swift in his element

Short facts

  • Oey
How do common swifts hatch from their nests and how do they feed their young? On a short hike you will reach the habitat of these fascinating birds.
Andreas Küttel takes you on the bird trail in the Diemtigtal Nature Park. On the way, you will learn interesting facts about the speedy common swifts. Together you will reach the common swift tower equipped with a camera and observe the lively activity inside.

Something for you?

The free tour can be booked on request from May to July.

Andreas Küttel

Vogelweg

3753 Oey


Mobile: 079 415 03 74

General information

Directions

Car:

Motorway A6 Bern direction Zweisimmen, 1 km after the Simmenfluh tunnel turn left to direction Diemtigtal. Follow the «Diemtigtalstrasse» the valley for 4 km to the village of Oey. From here you follow the «Vogelweg» on foot. After about 15 minutes you will reach the common swift colony.

 

Train, bus & co:

Take the train to Oey-Diemtigen station (Spiez-Zweisimmen line). From here, follow the «Vogelweg» on foot. After about 15 minutes you will reach the common swift colony.


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