The eight barn owl (Tyto alba) chicks that have traveled to Valencia have been bred in captivity in Brinzal from unrecoverable couples. Eggs have been artificially incubated and chicks bred during the first few days, after which they have been left again to the care of the parents.
With a little more than a month of life, they have been transferred to form part of the project that the Valencian Ornithology Society has been developing for years to reinforce the barn owl populations in the Albufera of Valencia.
The chicks are introduced to the hacking and there they grow thanks to the food that is provided daily. With two months of life, they will make their first flights and about a month later they will become independent.
We hope they do very well!