It’s getting towards the end of the season and there’s a swifter odyssey called for before it’s all over for this year.

Chris Mason has set the filmmaker up with a host of swift aficionados, kicking off with Richard Woodward, whose loft is a proper swift haven.

Swifter Pete Tuzzio sits for hours watching ‘channel swift’ in the spare bedroom - and Mike Whitford seems to have spirited the birds into his home.

Further north two lady-swifters, Jill Boss and Wendy Meagher, who seem to make a deep connection with time, place and the cycle of life.

Mike describes how swifts came to roost in his home: