Various shots show swans with oil-stained feathers being cleaned at the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals. They are washed in a soapy bath, rinsed in clean water then given a bran bath to dry out the feathers. A girl goes into the swan coup to pour some food in their trough.
Jean Rubenis is seen tending to injured birds in her Wild Bird Hospital.
Swans have to be captured and cleaned after a ship spills oil in the River Thames.
Cleaned Thames swans return to the river.
Thames swans get emergency spring clean after oil barge sinks.
Footage of floods in Shrewsbury and Newtown.
P.D.S.A workers tend for oil stained swans recuperate. Good quality
RSPCA inspector works on cleaning the birds after oil spill in Kent.