The bird was eventually released to fly away at the Baturiya Wetland Reserve in Jigawa.
Abubakar S. Ringim, a graduate of Zoology, wrote on Facebook:
Osprey Pandion halietus caught on 25/10/2018 at Malam Madori, Jigawa. The bird came from University of Helsinki, Finland.
Available records from the University revealed that the bird was ringed 106 days prior to its caught in Jigawa, and covered 5808 kilometers during it’s migration to winter in Africa, in particular, Nigeria.
The bird were celebrated and successfully released today at the Baturiya Wetland Reserve in Jigawa.