Two rescued seals were released back into the wild at Portencross last week.

The volunteers at Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue released Aaron and Leo at Portencross harbour on Sunday, January 5 after they both came into their care.

There were bucket collections on the day for Hessilhead as adorable pair made a real splash with the crowd.

Hessilhead, based in Beith, care for injured and orphaned animals and operates a 24-hour emergency service.

It includes a seal hospital with indoor pool, which Arran and Leo shared, with indoor pool.

A number of undernourished seals have been rescued over recent months.