Wildlife Officer Sightings

Sep19

Wildlife Officers stunned by humpback whale encounter

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Wildlife Officers stunned by humpback whale encounter

Wildlife Officers aboard the Cap Finistere have a once in a lifetime sighting of a humpback whale in the Bay of Biscay

Jun07

Harbour porpoise protections at risk

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Harbour porpoise protections at risk

Vital protected areas for harbour porpoises around the UK have still not been designated and may now be nullified if not agreed before Brexit.

May09

A sensational start to the season!

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A sensational start to the season!

With 1466 animals sighted in just over one month, it’s been an incredible start for our Wildlife Officers on board Brittany Ferries Cap Finistere.

Apr30
Mar27

Wildlife Officer season kicks off in the North Sea

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Wildlife Officer season kicks off in the North Sea

Now in its eleventh year, ORCA Wildlife Offciers are back on board KING Seaways meeting members of the public on the route from Newcastle to Ijmuiden.

Nov15

Recruiting for North Sea Wildlife Officers

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Recruiting for North Sea Wildlife Officers

We are now recruiting for two Wildlife Officers to deliver the Wildlife Officer programme in the North Sea, on board the DFDS King Seaways passenger ferry sailing from North Shields (UK) to Ijmuiden (Netherlands).

Jun11

English Channel Wildlife Officer programme

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English Channel Wildlife Officer programme

The newest ORCA Wildlife Officer programme, delivered in partnership with DFDS, will run for seven weeks on both ships on the route.

May11

Surprise Sightings in the Bay of Biscay!

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Surprise Sightings in the Bay of Biscay!

It’s been a busy first month for our Wildlife Officer’s on board Brittany Ferries Pont-Aven with the team seeing 1153 animals including the elusive Cuvier’s beaked whale and over 600 common dolphins.

May02

A wonderful week for whales!

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A wonderful week for whales!

Another exciting week at sea for our army of ORCA Wildlife Officers, with a frenzy of cetacean sightings across the North Sea, Bay of Biscay and Hebrides.

Apr17

First minke whale sighting of the season!

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First minke whale sighting of the season!

Passengers and staff spotted the first whale of the season on the route from Newcastle to Ijmuiden this week.

Mar22

Throwback Thursday - North Sea Wildlife Officers

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Throwback Thursday - North Sea Wildlife Officers

With our North Sea Wildlife Officer Programme for 2018 kicking off tomorrow, we take a look back on a wonderful 2017 to whet the appetite before the season starts!