Hundreds of dead birds including guillemots, razorbills and gannets found on Pembrokeshire beaches

An outbreak of avian influenza has been confirmed in one of the world’s most important areas for seabirds with hundreds of guillemots, razorbills and gannets discovered washed up on beaches in south-west Wales.

Members of the public visiting the Pembrokeshire coast have been urged not to handle dead or sick birds and keep dogs away from them.

If anyone finds sick or dead seabirds in Pembrokeshire they are asked to report them. Details of how to do so can be found here.

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