Have felt sickened watching out for this poor oystercatcher with a fishing lure embedded in its abdomen.Lame but still able to fly. Local SSPCA aware but have advised to monitor as it is too feisty to catch at the moment. Feel so helpless.
2013 photos & vids here
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Well done for spotting and reporting it.
I never thought I'd ever say this, but I'm ashamed of being part of the human species in light of recent activities.
My personal observations, but not an excuse, and please, present company excepted, because we've become so distanced from nature, cocooned in our own little world of shopping, football, we've been acting like animals locked up and suddenly released into freedom, in the only way they know.
If it wasn't for the fact the Covid-19 could flare up big time, I'd say open the football stadiums, let them in to an environment they know, and spare the countryside and shores, for many will never learn to reacquaint with nature, no matter what you do.
As I said, present company excepted, so I won't tarnish everyone with the same brush.
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