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Storms take toll on UK wildlife

17 January 2014 Last updated at 22:59 GMT

Recent storms across the UK have caused travel chaos and left hundreds of homes flooded, but the weather has also taken a terrible toll on wildlife.

A study by the Environment Agency suggests 48 sites of special scientific interest have been severely affected.

David Shukman reports on the impact, and meets some of the lucky survivors.

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