Posts Tagged ‘bottlenose dolphins’
Globe-trotting dolphins – what’s going on?
Strange things are afoot with the adopt a dolphin gang. Mischief and pals are off the coast of Holland and Spirtle and co are in Ireland – what’s going on? Are you sitting comfortably? Then let me begin… Here’s big Mischief in his more usual surroundings of Scotland’s Moray Firth My 2019 working year started…Read More
Don’t stroke the lions!
When you go to an animal park where they hold animals like lions or bears, there are signs that say “Don’t open the windows of your car!” or “Don’t get out of the car!” or “Don’t try to stroke the animals!” or “Do not reach through the bars!” And people generally follow these instructions because…Read More
A Fantastic Season and a Farewell to the Scottish Dolphin Centre’s Residential Volunteers
It has been a truly fantastic season here at Spey Bay! There have been dolphins a plenty treating all of us newbies to some exceptional displays. From wee tiny calves to groups of adolescent teens, all have been showing off their immense power and strength when breaching and doing somersaults out of the water. However…Read More
My Final (Sea) Glimpse From The Scottish Dolphin Centre
As many of the recent blog posts from the Scottish Dolphin Centre can attest, we really can’t believe that autumn and the end of the season is upon us. Before myself and fellow education volunteer Laura say our farewells, we do still have some fun and games planned for the centre’s October Wildlife Warriors club.…Read More
Shorewatch, or Haarwatch?! September’s Big Watch Weekend.
WDC Shorewatch’s bi-annual Big Watch Weekend was a brilliant success again this September. The weather was not as kind to us as it was in June with many of our Shorewatch sites covered in a thick haar for most of the weekend. It became a serious case of Haarwatch for many of us… haar haar…Read More
Autumnal Sightings at the Scottish Dolphin Centre
We are well and truly into the thick of autumn now here at Spey Bay. The leaves are starting to change colour and fall off the trees. Walking along the River Spey our footsteps are complemented by the sounds of crunching leaves. Fungi has started sprouting up all along the woodland however I am yet…Read More