ORCA Wildlife Officer Blogs

Aug20

When the dolphins aren't there, the birds keep us entertained!

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

When the dolphins aren't there, the birds keep us entertained!

Find out how our Wildlife Officeer Placement, Helen, has been getting on during her first two weeks in the North Sea! 

Aug13

Bottlenose dolphins in the North Sea

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

Bottlenose dolphins in the North Sea

It's been another awesome week on board the KING seaways in the North Sea with sightings of harbour porpoises, white-beaked dolphins and bottlenose dolphins

Aug06

Hey Ho! It’s the Porpoise Life for me!

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

Hey Ho! It’s the Porpoise Life for me!

It was a week full of harbour porpoises in the North Sea for ORCA OceanWatch! 

Aug01

Let’s hear it for the kids!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Let’s hear it for the kids!

Find out how the next generation are being inspired about the wonders of the ocean on board the Cap Finistère! 

Jul25

Farewell to the Bay of Biscay

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

A library image of common dolphins

This weeks blog marks the end of our Wildlife Officer Alex's time on board the Cap Finistere, adding new cetaceans to her personal spotting list. 

Jul23

A breaching Minke Whale!

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

A breaching Minke Whale!

Read more about our NorthSea Wildlife Officer Ingrid's first encounter of a breaching Minke Whale this week here...

Jul18

Experience and sharing the moment!

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

Experience and sharing the moment!

Our English Channel Wildlife Officer, Maeva, tells us about the fifth week of her inaugural season on the Dieppe - Newhaven route

Jul16

It's all about the kids and their new word!

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

It's all about the kids and their new word!

This week we welcomed Denbigh Community Primary School on board the KING Seaways to learn about the wonderful world of cetaceans! 

Aug15

We were surrounded!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

We were surrounded!

Another week full of cetaceans and close encounters on board the Cap Finistere.

Aug08

Having a Whale of a time!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Fin Whale

Check out the amazing encounters our Wildlife Officer Emily's had on her first two weeks onboard!

Aug06

All good things must come to an end...

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

All good things must come to an end...

This week our Wildlife Officer progmme in the English Channel has come to an end. Find out what Maeva has been up to during her last week on board. 

Jul30

Reduce, reuse, recycle and refuse!

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

Reduce, reuse, recycle and refuse!

By reducing, reusing, recycling and refusing plastics we can keep this killer out of our oceans and away from the amazing animals which call them home!

Jul24

Can you see the joy in their eyes ...

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

A library image of common dolphins

Hear more about our Wildlife Officer Maeva's amazing presenation engagment with the public.

Jul19

A Quieter, but Interesting, English Channel

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

A Quieter, but Interesting, English Channel

Find out what our Wildlife Officer and Wildlife Officer Placement have seen this week in the Bay of Biscay and English Channel. 

Jul17

A Fond Farewell to the Pont-Aven

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

A Fond Farewell to the Pont-Aven

This week's blog marks the end of our Wildlife Officer journey on board the Pont-Aven and our final week gazing out from deck 10 embracing the elements in search of cetaceans.

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