Posts Tagged ‘field work’
The Risso’s collective – collaborating with scientists all over the world
Risso’s dolphins are big. They grow up to four metres in length and with their large dorsal fins, can be mistaken for orcas. But if you’re lucky enough to see Risso’s leaping out of the water their bulbous head and distinctive body colouration make them unmistakable. Sadly, like all dolphins, they face many threats and…Read More
A little slice of heaven – amazing dolphin sightings around the Isle of Lewis, Scotland.
As I headed up north to begin my 2020 summer fieldwork season here on the Isle of Lewis in the Scottish Outer Hebrides, I knew that fieldwork ‘in the time of COVID’ was going to be different but how and to what extent, I wasn’t sure. Thankfully, I have been very pleasantly surprised, and the…Read More
My wonderful week as a dolphin research volunteer
Joelle Davies has always wanted to join our research team in Wales on their annual dolphin and porpoise survey. This year she made it happen and the experience was everything she had hoped it would be, and more. If you think you might like to join us next year, or you just want to know…Read More