Close encounters of the Fin kind…
Hello and welcome to another installment of the wildlife officer blog. After waving off the rest of the Wildlife Officers in Portsmouth, it was down to Clare and I to board the Cap Finistere once more, and sail through the notorious Bay of Biscay. Our first presentation went down a storm, with over 70 keen […]
Two Countries, Two Cetacean Species!
02.04.2015-07.04.2015 Week one Blog: Jess Owen The Wildlife Officer Programme for 2015 has commenced and we are back on board the Brittany Ferries flag ship, the wonderful Pont Aven. I (Jess) am so excited to be working with ORCA for the first time, coming from a mainly terrestrial wildlife background; I could not wait to […]
Wildlife Officers get wet and windy with the whales!
The Wildlife Officer Programme on board Brittany Ferries has officially started and what an incredible and crazy week it has been! Chantelle and I (Tiffany) were on board for a few days prior to training commencing and the first couple of days passed by in a blur with trying to find our way around the […]
Welcome to the new 2015 Wildlife Officers
Welcome back to the 2015 Wildlife Officer blog! If you are travelling on a Brittany Ferries ship between the UK and Spain between March 25th and September 30th this year, be sure to look out for the Wildlife Officers on board, join them for a deck watch, listen to their fantastic wildlife presentations and find out […]
Fin whales bid us farewell on our final Biscay crossing
Final week: 17th – 24th September Hello from Ruth and Katy aboard Brittany Ferries Cap Finistere, this is our final blog for the season and what a FINtastic season it has been! Starting in the coastal waters of the Channel, we were surprised to see any dolphins at all, considering the sea was fairly choppy […]