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16th Apr 2014

Read the report on last year's cetacean sightings!


16th Apr 2014

Read the latest news from our Wildlife Officers on Brittany Ferries and DFDS Seaways


9th Apr 2014

Hear the latest news from the Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officers


News from the Wildlife Officers

News from the Wildlife Officers on Brittany Ferries' Cap Finistere

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, […]

Wonderful weather for week 2: Week two of working aboard Brittany Ferries’ Cap Finistere and we have had a great week of sightings for so early in the season. Particularly exciting moments were crossing over the Torrelevega and Santander canyons just off the coast of Spain. We have had an array of Cetaceans from Cuvier’s […]

  With spring in the air it can only mean it’s time for ORCAs wildlife officer season to start up again. On Tuesday 25th March I set sail aboard Brittany Ferries Pont Aven from Portsmouth as it starts its meandering trip across the European Atlantic. With a sea state 5 and a swell over 2 […]