VIDEO: Seagull stuck in power line after taking fishing bait

A SEAGULL took the bait from a fishing line that was tangled around a power line on Alf O'Rourke Dr this morning and needed rescuing.

Gladstone bus driver, Filippo Velli, was fishing when he saw the bird tangled in the line and called 000.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services came to the birds rescue to cut it free.

The bird would not go near the fire crew after it was cut free but could open its mouth and stretch its wings.



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