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Humpback whale underwater

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Black Sea common dolphins © Elena Gladilina

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Minke whale © Ursula Tscherter - ORES

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Boto © Fernando Trujillo

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Tokitae in captivity

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Orcas at the seabed

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Welcome Back Dolphins !

Hi Everyone,

The photo below is a sight for sore eyes, the first visit from dolphins in the Kessock Channel for months. It was a blizzard of snow this morning but as the skies cleared I had this glorious scene in front of me – Kesslet and Charlie hunting in the fast tide and big Scoopy about 100 metres away foraging.

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©WDC/Charlie Phillips

I have a feeling that this is now the proper start to the dolphin season – but there is nothing like mother nature to bring you back down to earth again so I’m crossing my fingers and toes…

Best Wishes,

Charlie.

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin