12 young ospreys travel to Spain as part of a breeding programme

Animalcouriers arranged flights with BA for 12 osprey chicks to fly from Scotland to Spain as part of a breeding program for Urdaibai Bird Center in association with the University of the Basque Country. The ospreys transited briefly through London Heathrow, where they were fast-tracked by BA to keep their journey time as short as possible. The breeding program team wrote to tell us: “Everything went well and all 12 chicks are now safely in the hacking cages* in the Basque country. All of them had a good transit and are now eating plenty of fresh fish, prior to release later [...]