British Divers Marine Life Rescue
British Divers Marine Life Rescue (photo: Steve Marsh)
British Divers Marine Rescue

News

2005-01-28 15:24:40

Busy few days for UK Medics

27 Jan: 17.00hrs Seal found on beach at Happisburgh in Norfolk, did not look injured. Checked by Alan David with search light – no sign of seal

Friday 28 Jan

07.45 Seal on beach at Seaburn, Sunderland, being harassed by dogs – Checked by Graeme Richardson – looked in good condition, Graeme left scene for short while and returned to find the seal gone – Ron Carroll also attended – After speaking to the local fishermen we found out that one of them had chased it back into the sea. Article in local paper tonight.

10.00 Seal pup 2ft long found on Riverbank in Easington, Hull. Approx 10-12ft above the beach as tide was going out. An older seal was spotted in the Water but disappeared. Checked out by Barry Egdell, pup looked in very good condition. There are concerns about where the pup is situated.

As on a public path alongside the river. Neil Wray has kept an eye on the pup and we are hoping it will go back on tide at approx 19.00hrs.

10.30 Guillemot found in Newquay, Cornwall covered in oil – Dave Jarvis informed.

Its been a busy day. Have a good weekend.

Sue White
BDMLR HQ