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News from the Wildlife Officers on Brittany Ferries' Cap Finistere

10th – 16th Sept: Hi everyone, it’s Ruth returning for a final 2 weeks aboard Brittany Ferry’s Cap Finistere. It has been a while since I was last aboard and I tell you I have missed it so! After 9 weeks of surveying different mammals of a smaller kind in woodland sites around England, I […]

What a week!   September has come around very quickly indeed as the final month starts for us Bay of Biscay wildlife officers on board Brittany Ferries Cap Finistere. This week I ventured into Biscay alone to see what lay ahead. With my first sunrise deck watch in three weeks the sun was very noticeably […]

After a few days of stormy seas, we were both apprehensive about what the morning would bring after noticing a large swell had picked up in the night. Yet, to our surprise we were welcomed into the Bay of Biscay with calm seas, but menacing clouds still remained. The beginning of our first watch was […]

What a week! Katy and Clare have had some amazing sightings in the past seven days and we’re going to attempt to describe these incredible moments to you. As usual, we’ve seen a fair few of our friendly Common Dolphins, who never fail to get the crowds excited and the children squealing. They also like […]