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Foggy Doggies & Humpback Whales…

Hi Everyone, It was VERY foggy at Chanonry Point today which was a bit of a nuisance as I was there early to watch for two lovely Humpback whales that I saw through my binoculars yesterday afternoon. Some people came down walking their two dogs and through the fog, which thickened up and then thinned…

MorganScars

Wild orca Morgan's shocking new wounds at Loro Parque

Morgan’s deep laceration wounds. Shocking new images are coming out of Tenerife’s Loro Parque showing Morgan, the wild Norwegian orca ‘rescued’ from the Wadden Sea in 2010, getting repeatedly rammed and bitten by the other animals held there. Her body now has deep laceration wounds as other orcas in her tank show dominance over her.…

Good to see the UK standing firm on fish disgards – shame that the Chancellor is threatening to steamroller over the rest of our wildlife

The Guardian is reporting that the ‘UK vowed to hold firm against plans to continue the wasteful practice of throwing away edible fish at sea, at a meeting in Brussels on Monday. France and Spain have written a "joint declaration" to be discussed at today’s all-day meeting of fisheries ministers in Brussels, the Guardian revealed…

That's A Bit Close Kesslet !

Hi Everyone, I managed to watch Kesslet and Charlie for a half hour or so yesterday (thanks to Sue at Merkinch LNR for texting me) as they hunted for snacks around the legs of the Kessock Bridge. If you look at the bottom of the photo you can see Kesslets curved fin and in front…

A Quick Visit From Kesslet…

Hi Everyone, I had a quick glimpse of Kesslet in the Kessock Channel this morning. It was pretty rough and I wasn’t quick enough with the camera but I managed to see her distinctive curved dorsal fin before she went deep diving, coming up later with a huge fish. ©WDCS/Charlie Phillips If only the water…

On The Telly Again…

Hi Everyone, Yours truly is on the telly twice this week, first with BBC Newsround today Newsround and then on Thursday night at 8pm, still on BBC 1 with the lovely Julia Bradbury in The Great British Countryside Watch if you dare… Best Wishes, Charlie.