washed up on beach between Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow
A seal was washed up on Berrow beach on Thursday (December 29th),
but sadly nothing could be done to save it.
body of the young mammal was washed ashore on the morning high
tide between Berrow's shipwreck and the beach lighthouse.
District Council's Resort Officer, Graham Newing, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It's sad when seals are washed up like this. Our clean surroundings
team will remove the body as soon as possible."
is not the first time that seals have been washed ashore in the
Burnham area - often alive. In November 2010, a baby
seal was rescued from Burnham beach.
a common seal
was washed up on the beach at Brean in 2008 and a
seal pup was also found alive on Berrow beach in November