Swans stop the traffic
A family of swans stopped the traffic as they tried to cross a busy dual carriageway.
The Scottish SPCA was alerted after the birds were spotted on the A7066 in Bathgate
Police stopped the traffic to allow the birds to be rounded up before they used a pedestrian crossing to get across the road.
Animal experts then escorted the flock of birds safely back into their pond following the incident last week
A concerned member of the public informed rescuers about the family of two adult swans and five cygnets after becoming concerned about their safety.
Fiona Thorburn, animal rescue officer, said: “We were alerted after a concerned member of the public spotted the birds near a roundabout and was worried about their safety.”
Bird-brained The swans were escorted off the road