Secret World Wildlife Rescue help seagull stuck in a jam

PUBLISHED: 10:00 08 March 2018

Animal carers at Secret World gave Jammy a wash.

Animal carers at Secret World gave Jammy a wash.


A seagull found in a sticky situation has been nursed back to health by Secret World Wildlife Rescue.

Jammy was given a wash by animal carers.Jammy was given a wash by animal carers.

A member of the public called the East Huntspill charity after spotting the bird at Isleport Business Park in Highbridge covered in what appeared to be blood.

On arrival at the charity’s headquarters in New Road, animal carers found the gull was actually covered in strawberry jam from a discarded jar.

Head of external relations Samantha Hannay said: “Jammy, as he is known to Secret World staff, was given a thorough wash by our dedicated animal carers and will be released soon.”

Jammy was then left to dry out, fed and has now been released back into the wild.

Secret World rescued more than 500 gulls suffering from various illnesses and injuries in 2017.

For more information on the charity, click here or call 01278 783250.

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