Chimney swifts have been described as being as peaceful as doves and always worthy of protection (Whittemore, 1981). They are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, but are not listed by CITES, US ESA or the IUCN. (Whittemore, 1981)
IUCN Red List: Least Concern
US Migratory Bird Act: Protected
US Federal List: No special status
CITES: No special status
State of Michigan List: No special status
- Whittemore, M. 1981. Chimney Swifts and Their Relatives. Jackson, MS: Nature Books Publishers.