ORCA Wildlife Officer Blogs

Jul15

Celebration Week

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

Celebration Week

Celebrating Bastille’s Day in the English Channel! 

Jul15

The Breach Boys on tour

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

The Breach Boys on tour

This week got off to a ‘snappy’ start with our Jessop’s Sea Safari on board the Pont-Aven! 

Jul10

Pods of pilot whales!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Pods of pilot whales!

Find out about the exciting encouters this weeks Wildlife Officers have witnessed on board the Cap Finistère.

Jul08

Orcas in the Bay

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Orcas in the Bay

Amazing encounters seen this week by our Wildlife Officer Louise on board the Cap Finistère

Jul03

WIND POWER!

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

WIND POWER!

Hello again whale lovers! It has been a month since we started the ORCA program on-board DFDS Seaways.

Jun27

Wildlife, actually, is all around us

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

Wildlife, actually, is all around us

It has been a long time coming but Rose is finally getting some good weather during her shift onboard the DFDS KING Seaways!

Jun26

Welcome Laura!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Welcome Laura!

This week’s blog is a little different as it's written by not one, but two Wildlife Officer’s aboard the Cap Finistere - double the fun!

Jun20

An over‘whale’ming week

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

An over‘whale’ming week

The Pont-Aven is back in the Bay and what a week it's been...

Jul15

Sightings in the Hebrides Hot Up

Categories // Hebrides Wildlife Officer

Sightings in the Hebrides Hot Up

It has really started to warm up here the past couple of weeks in the Hebrides.

Jul10

Minke whale appearance

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

Minke whale appearance

“Are there whales in the North Sea?” The questions from many passengers were certainly answered. 

Jul09

SUMMER IS HERE!

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

SUMMER IS HERE!

ORCA Wildlife Officer Maeva has been inspiring new audiances, some of which are familar faces!

Jul04

A Breaching Baleen!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

A Breaching Baleen!

Straight to the headline news: The Pont Aven passengers were treated to an absolute spectacle this week!

Jun28

Change is as Good as a Rest

Categories // Hebrides Wildlife Officer

Change is as Good as a Rest

One thing that working on CalMac ferries in the Hebrides could never be described as is dull! 

Jun26

A Whalecome Return!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

A Whalecome Return!

The Pont-Aven is back returning us along its route to spot the incredible wildlife of the Bay of Biscay! 

Jun24

Anytime, Anywhere...

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

Anytime, Anywhere...

What is the best time and place to spot cetaceans when crossing the English Channel? 

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