Twelve Scottish osprey chicks donated to northern Spain for reintroduction project

14 August 2013

Following the successful reintroduction of ospreys to Andalusia in southern Spain, involving young ospreys from Scotland, Finland and Germany, a further reintroduction is now underway on the north Spanish coast near Bilbao. Twelve young ospreys have been collected under special licence from nests in Scotland by Raptor Study Group member and international osprey expert Roy Dennis. After a period of acclimatisation in Spain, the young birds have now been released into the wild in an area known to be a migration stop-over point for Scottish ospreys. Read about this five-year project on Roy’s blog.