Buzzard rescued from railway line

Staff at Buxted Station rescuing a buzzard.

Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) were called out yesterday to rescue a buzzard after it struck a train between Buxted and Uckfield stations.

Network Rail were provided with a carrier and rescue nets and towel in order to rescue the bird.

WRAS vet Chris Hall assessed the bird and has found little wrong other than a bloody eye and concussion.