Video: Fire crews called in to rescue stricken seagull from Taunton shop roof

Somerset County Gazette: A cherry-picker was used to rescue the bird from the roof top A cherry-picker was used to rescue the bird from the roof top

FIRE crews and an RSPCA officer used a cherry-picker to rescue a stricken seagull that had become tangled in pigeon netting on top of a Taunton shop.

The bird had become stuck in the nylon mesh on the roof of a vacant building in High Street, opposite the Job Centre, this afternoon (February 18).

It was eventually cut free from the net and returned to the ground, where an RSPCA officer from the West Hatch Wildlife Centre near Taunton checked the animal for injuries before allowing it to fly away.

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11:39pm Mon 18 Feb 13

tf1123 says...

So how much did this cost the Taxpayer?
So how much did this cost the Taxpayer? tf1123

12:17pm Wed 20 Feb 13

Siker72 says...

The is no such thing as a Seagull
The is no such thing as a Seagull Siker72

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