BREAKING: Hundreds of birds wash up covered in unknown substance!!
Hundreds of birds have been washed-up along the south coast, covered in an unidentified “creamy, waxy substance”.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) said the guillemots, a kind of auk, were discovered on Lyme Bay near Weymouth, the coast of of Portland in Dorset, and in Cornwall.
They have been taken to West Hatch Animal Centre in Taunton, but attempts to clean them have been hampered by not knowing what the substance is, said RSPB official Grahame Madge.