A BIRD FLU (avian influenza) outbreak is affecting seabirds and other birds in the UK right now. If you’re visiting the coast this summer and see a sick or dead bird, this link to the Marine Conservation Society will tell you what to do.
This following link is a useful, informative guide and resource on what to do should you find injured wildlife. It has specific catching, handling and care information for different species of animals and following its guidelines will enable you to help any animal you find:
GULLS, NESTS, EGGS AND THEIR YOUNG are protected by law under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. This poster will tell you all you need to know if you find a baby gull.