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Can you advise how to rehabilitate martins, swifts and swallows?

For the rehabilitation of swifts, swallows and martins we strongly recommend to follow the expert advice given by Gillian Westray and Christiane Haupt. Please see link below, which is a brief compilation of the essentials provided by Gillian Westray containing further links to dedicated swift care websites. There are also references regarding the accommodation of these birds, suggesting the use of a flexarium for martins and swallows whilst using an appropriately set up plastic container for swifts. There are some small but important differences in the type of insectivorous food being provided, whilst the suggested essential vitamin and mineral supplements are the same for all three species.