Stranded swan rescued from reservoir near Chichester

RSPCA members with a fire officer after rescuing the swan
RSPCA members with a fire officer after rescuing the swan

A stricken swan had to be rescued after being trapped for several days.

The water level had dropped at a reservoir in Drayton, leaving the animal without enough room to take off.

Swan rescued

Swan rescued

On Tuesday, October 11, RSPCA officers joined firefighters in using an extended ladder to free the stranded bird.

Marie said: “Ourselves and fire and rescue did a joint operation to rescue the swan and reunite with its mate on a nearby lake.”

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