Mystery as thousands of fish wash up on Cornish beach - BBC News

Bad weather could be to blame for thousands of dead fish washing up on a beach, experts have said.

Visitors to Pentewan Sands, Cornwall, said the beach was covered in herring, sardine and mackerel on Saturday.

Experts described the event as unusual, especially for the time of year, but suspect recent windy weather could be a factor.

The dead fish have attracted huge numbers of gulls to the bay on the county's south coast.

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