Survey & Sightings News

Nov28

The State of European Cetaceans 2018 has launched!

Written by // James Robbins Categories // Survey & Sightings News

The State of European Cetaceans 2018 has launched!

ORCA’s latest report highlights a shift in important areas for marine mammals in UK waters

Jul23

Final plans being made for ORCA OceanWatch 2018

Written by // Anna Bunney Categories // Survey & Sightings News

Final plans being made for ORCA OceanWatch 2018

The fourth year of ORCA's ever popular corporate volunteering programme looks like the biggest yet.

Jul09

A day in the life of a Marine Mammal Surveyor

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A day in the life of a Marine Mammal Surveyor

ORCA Surveyor Ronnie McGowan talks about his experience surveying in the Hebrides one our new routes for 2018.

Jun19

ORCA survey announced around the Falklands

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ORCA survey announced around the Falklands

The survey will take place in partnership with Oceanwide Expeditions aboard MV Ortelius, and will depart Argentina in October 2018

May03
Apr30

North Sea killer whale sighting

Written by // Lucy Babey Categories // Survey & Sightings News

North Sea killer whale sighting

ORCA surveyors aboard DFDS KING Seaways had a rare treat with a sighting of a killer whale during this weekend's survey

Apr11

First Pont-Aven Wildlife Officer blog of 2018

Written by // Anna Bunney Categories // Survey & Sightings News

First Pont-Aven Wildlife Officer blog of 2018
Kelly & Kate look back on their first week on board Brittany Ferries flagship.
Apr04

Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer season kicks off

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Bay of Biscay Wildlife Officer season kicks off

Sam, one our Wildlife Officer class of 2018, gives an insight into her first week at sea.

Aug06

ORCA photo named as one of July's best science images

Written by // Lucy Babey Categories // Survey & Sightings News

ORCA photo named as one of July's best science images

ORCA's True's beaked whale photo recognised by the prestigious scientific journal.

Jul19

Rare beaked whale encounter stuns ORCA team

Written by // Sally Hamilton Categories // Survey & Sightings News

Rare beaked whale encounter stuns ORCA team

A pod of True's beaked whales appeared next to Pont-Aven in a once in a lifetime sighting during ORCA's trip with Jessops.

Jun21

Successful voyage for ORCA and Silvesea

Written by // Lucy Babey Categories // Survey & Sightings News

Successful voyage for ORCA and Silvesea

The new partnership, launched in early 2018, has seen ORCA's first ever voyages to the Pacific Ocean.

May23

ORCA harbour porpoise research exhibited

Written by // James Robbins Categories // Survey & Sightings News

ORCA harbour porpoise research exhibited

A new study has been showcased at a major postgraduate conference this week by a Masters student who has been working with ORCA in 2018.

May03
Apr13

Dolphin and porpoise sightings in the North Sea!

Written by // Anna Bunney Categories // Survey & Sightings News

Dolphin and porpoise sightings in the North Sea!

Our team on KING Seaways solider through rough weather and get great rewards for their hard work.

Apr05

Sensational second week in the Bay of Biscay

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Sensational second week in the Bay of Biscay

Just days into our Wildlife Officer season, the team spot ORCA's namesake on the crossing to northern Spain.

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