Monthly Archives: February 2013

Oil-spill clean-up

Over 200 affected guillemots and razorbills were rescued from the south coast of England and brought to RSPCA West Hatch for cleaning following the spillage of a contaminant in early February 2013.


Birds were treated by experienced staff using a pre-wash application of margarine and liquid vegetable oil.


This was followed by careful washing with Fairy Liquid


A steady period of monitored feeding and rehabilitation follows…

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Clean, happy guillies!!!

All images copyright Marnie Doble 2013.