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News from the Wildlife Officers

News from the Wildlife Officers on Brittany Ferries' Cap Finistere

19th August -25th August Hello again and welcome back to my second and unfortunately my last blog on board the Cap Finistere. Last week I said goodbye to Clare after her final two weeks with ORCA and again I am joined by Tiffany to see what my last week in the Bay of Biscay had […]

After five amazing months on board the Cap Finistere I (Clare) am very sad to say this is my final week, and my final blog! My last week on board has had its ups and downs! It started pretty badly with HUGE thunderstorms over the Bay of Biscay on Thursday morning, by the time Jade […]

5th August – 11th August Bonjour and welcome to my first blog from the Cap Finistere. So after a hectic first week adjusting to life on board I (Jade) have started to find my feet with a special thank-you to Tiffany for showing me the ropes! This week I am joined by Clare and I […]

29th July- 4th August Hello and welcome back to our weekly blog from Brittany Ferries’ Cap Finistere. July has flown past and before I (Tiffany) knew it we were saying Au revoir to Jenna- our July trainee. Jenna was a fantastic trainee and a pleasure to work with and as you may have read from her previous blogs, she […]

So sadly my four week placement as a trainee Wildlife Officer in the Bay of Biscay on board Brittany Ferries’ Cap Finistere has come to an end. And my goodness it has been an incredible experience! The most rewarding part of this placement has been spending hours and hours on deck witnessing unforgettable sightings whilst […]