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23rd Apr 2014

Read the latest blogs from our North Sea and Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officers


16th Apr 2014

Read the report on last year's cetacean sightings!


16th Apr 2014

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News from the Wildlife Officers

News from the Wildlife Officers on Brittany Ferries' Cap Finistere

After a quiet start to the week where we only saw a couple of Bottlenose Dolphins we started to lose a little bit of hope. But, on Thursday morning, shortly before 7 am we saw the beautiful sight of a Fin Whale, the second largest animal on the planet at a huge 28 metres. Soon […]

Bonjour and greetings from Brittany Ferries Pont Aven!! My name is Chantelle and I am the Wildlife Officer who has the pleasure of walking these decks looking out for whales and dolphins, and so far this week has been fantastic!   After a nervous first day joining the entertainments crew here on board, I had […]

Ship: Pont-Aven Setting off again for Biscay, a wonderful sun and a sea state one, made a fantastic start to the journey. Passengers and I were joined by many pods of very distant, slow moving dolphins. These were so far away making identification very difficult. The birds also joined us with Gannets, Skuas and Black […]

 Greetings from on board the Cap Finisteré! Officers Amy and Katy are manning the decks this fortnight and what a whirlwind it’s been already, and I’m not just talking about the gales up on deck. Crossing from Portsmouth to Bilbao we were treated to a host of interesting sights, most notably the spooky Tévennec lighthouse, […]