Due to the impact of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority has closed its headquarters, visitor attractions (Carew Castle, Castell Henllys and Oriel y Parc), its car parks and sections of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path until further notice. All meetings and events are cancelled until further notice. If you have any queries please call 01646 624800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately wildlife strandings to sometimes occur on the Pembrokeshire Coast. Over the years pilot whales, dolphins, porpoises and beaked whales have all become stranded. During the months of August through to November, seal pups can also sometimes be seen in distress.
It’s vital that the right action is taken immediately using the relevant organisations listed below. For help to identify the different species that you may encounter, see this leaflet on the UK Strandings website.
Porpoises off the Pembrokeshire Coast.
Seals, whales, dolphins, porpoises and turtles
Alive but stranded or in distress:
Stranded and already dead:
Unusual sighting e.g. basking shark, large pod of dolphins or any sightings of turtles:
Seabirds and other birds
Alive but oiled, in distress or being disturbed:
If no luck call:
Stranded, floating and already dead:
Alive but stranded:
Unusual sightings e.g. numerous large white barrel jellyfish, lions mane or Portuguese man o' war:
Domestic animals stranded or in distress on the coast:
Dead animals on beaches:
Wildlife that is being disturbed by people, boats, kayaks or other watercraft