Wildlife

Wildlife

Diving Gannets sighted on the Isles of Scilly

A bit breezier today after a long calm spell but luckily the forecast looks like it’s settling down again in a day or two. The sightings recently have been very exciting with regular Harbour Porpoises and Common Dolphins being spotted with the odd Risso’s Dolphins. The undoubted highlight were 3 sightings of the huge Leatherback…

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Wildlife

Sunfish still shine, sharks and dolphins too

The settled weather continues and we are getting good sightings on most trips. Ocean Sunfish, one species that are being spotted more often. Ocean Sunfish are definitely becoming more common. Is this because of the good weather, easier spotting conditions or global warming? Who knows. At the moment several are seen on each trip and…

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Calm seas, sun and dolphins.

What amazing weather we are having at the moment. Every day the sun is shining and the sea is perfectly calm. The ship has been full of passengers who have enjoyed sitting on deck, basking in the sun and seeing some good marine wildlife sightings. Small groups of Harbour Porpoise were easy to spot in…

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Sightings step up a gear

Things have been rather quiet recently with just the odd sighting of a Basking Shark, Harbour Porpoise or an Ocean Sunfish. The sea temperature is still a few degrees down on what we would expect at this time of year and this has slowed down my spotting rate a bit. Yesterday in the bay I…

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