Amazed that's your first Orange Swift Jake, 23 records in 5 years here. Still no Cypress Carpet though!
Perhaps he's bee overlooking them - distracted by all those Old Lady's!
George: My counts of swift spp. are very poor in my garden:Ghost 3 recs last 2003Orange 1 rec new 2011Common 4 last 2010NO Map-winged or GoldThe latter two spp. are uncommon in central Cardiff.As for Cypress Carpet: First Sept. 2009, 11 recs.Dave, I'm always distracted by Old Ladies!
Apart from Orange, with up to 4 a night in August, not much better here:Common: 5 recsGhost: 3 recsLike you, no Map-winged or Gold.