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Dead seabirds littered across Chesil Beach

Razorbills have been washed up during storms Photo: ITV News West Country/ Duncan Sleightholme

Dead Seabirds have washed ashore amongst litter and a white waxy substance on Chesil beach in Dorset.

They've been brought ashore by the recent storms.

Dead seabirds are littered across Chesil Beach Credit: ITV News West Country/ Duncan Sleightholme

The waxy substance is similar to the one that was recently found on beaches in Devon and Cornwall, and it could be harmful to dogs.

A white waxy substance has also washed up Credit: ITV News West Country/ Duncan Sleightholme

Some of the seabirds are thought to have died after getting caught in abandoned fishing nets.

Fishing netting may have trapped birds Credit: ITV News West Country/ Duncan Sleightholme