Exhausted vulture plucked from sea in Mojacar

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BAD WAY: The SEPRONA Guardia Nature Protection Service said the vulture was on the verge of hypothermia when it was recovered. CREDIT: Guardia Civil Almeria [email protected]

LOCAL British volunteers with the Equinac marine life rescue took part in the rescue of a Griffon vulture from the sea on the Mojacar coast.

Alex Lawson, Adele Land and Clare Flatters Cooper assisted Guardia Civil officers after the crew of a boat plucked the exhausted bird from the water and left it on the beach on Friday.

The volunteers and officers took the vulture to the Guardia Civil station in Garrucha and later that day it was collected by agents from the SEPRONA Guardia Nature Protection Service.

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According to SEPRONA the vulture had been on the verge of hypothermia when it was recovered.

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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