More than 100 sea birds have washed up on the Dorset/Devon coast. The birds are coated in a greasy film and apparently have very sore legs, but it's not clear what has happened to them. RSPCA officers are on the scene and are working to help the guillemots.
It could be days before the true scale of the pollution spill affecting sea birds on the south coast is known, wildlife experts said today.
A change in wind direction could have killed thousands more birds after scores were found washed ashore along England's south coast.
Increasing numbers of birds are washing up on the south coast after being covered in a mysterious substance.