Beaches in Devon and Dorset where hundreds of birds were washed up are stll be scoured.
Experts are looking out for any more Guillimots and razorbills crippled by the still unidentified sticky substance. They were found from the Isle of Wight to Cornwall, but most were found at Chesil Beach in Dorset.
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