Five pilot whales became stranded in Fife after being spotted in the Firth of Forth on Tuesday. Three whales have died after beaching in the Firth of Forth. Five pilot whales became stranded after they were initially spotted in shallow water near the Fife village of Culross on Tuesday. The mammals were refloated from the mudflats near Torryburn at high tide on Wednesday evening by a British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) team, assisted by the coastguard, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Special Operations Response Team and Network Rail.
Source: Five pilot whales strand in Fife, Scotland – 3 die