ORCA Wildlife Officer Blogs

Sep06

The best part of the holiday!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

The best part of the holiday!

Another incredible week on the Pont-Aven with sightings of fin whales, beaked whales, sunfish and even a blue shark! 

Sep04

The Big Blue!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

The Big Blue!

Some amazing weather meant the sightings just kept on coming this week for Emma and Lily on the Cap Finistère...

Aug28

Baby Boom in the Bay of Biscay

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Baby Boom in the Bay of Biscay

Emma and Lily have a week surrounded by baby dolphins in the beautiful Bay of Biscay

Aug27

ORCA in the Spotlight

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

ORCA in the Spotlight

Did you catch Wildlife Officer Bex on BBC Spotlight last week? 

Aug23

Turtle Food

Categories // Hebrides Wildlife Officer

Turtle Food

If you've walked on a beach this summer or stood on a pier looking into the ocean, chances are that you will have seen them....

Aug21

A deck full of laughter

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

A deck full of laughter

This week Louise has welcomed our final Wildlife Officer Placement of 2019 on board the Cap Finistère

Aug20

The beauty of being a marine mammal

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

The beauty of being a marine mammal

This week Maeve delves into the world of marine mammals and takes a closer look at some of their characteristics. 

Aug14

Learn SomeFin New Everyday

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

Learn SomeFin New Everyday

Wildlife Officer Placement Tom reflects on his first two weeks in the North Sea 

Sep04

There’s something in the water

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

There’s something in the water

It's been another bumper week for harbour porpoise in the North with 428 recorded by Alex and Tom! 

Sep02

End of the Summer

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

End of the Summer

The start of the school means our English Channel Wildlife Officer programme is coming to a close for another year! 

Aug27

Harbour Porpoise and Minke Whales

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

Harbour Porpoise and Minke Whales

Wildlife Placement Anika's time on board has sadly come to an end. Check out the exciting encouters she has experienced!

Aug27

HOW DID THEY ADAPT?

Categories // English Channel Wildlife Officer

HOW DID THEY ADAPT?

Just 2 weeks left for Maeva! Find out about some of the amazing unique adaptations of cetaceans in this weeks blog.

Aug22

Tops of the week!

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Tops of the week!

Rebecca recounts her top sighting and question of the week from on board the Pont-Aven. 

Aug21

Boisterous Bottlenose Dolphins

Categories // North Sea Wildlife Officer

Boisterous Bottlenose Dolphins

Did you know that bottlenose dolphins seen in the North Sea are some of the biggest in the world? 

Aug15

Bye Bye Bay-by

Categories // Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer

Bye Bye Bay-by

Carla says goodbye to the Bay of Biscay and reflects on a fantastic few months on the Pont-Aven! 

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