Posts Tagged ‘Outer Hebrides’
Every storm cloud has a silvery lining….
It’s been a challenging few weeks as we have been subjected to gale force wind … wind … and even more wind. But it’s when times are the toughest that the gems sparkle the brightest and we have had some real corkers in the small weather windows available to us! In an earlier blog we…Read More
Return of the DOG BLOG …!
Yahoo … I’m back, both here on Lewis and here on the blog! Go on admit it … you’ve missed me haven’t you?! Kila – the blogging dog! Our humans have had some great land based sightings since we’ve arrived, a lot of which have been really close to the coast and therefore we’ve had…Read More
Famine or Feast!
Well, poke me in the eye with a blunt stick if we’ve not just had one of the best first weeks of a fieldwork season out here in the Atlantic Frontier – and given that the weather has now turned and the wind and rain are battering the islands we’re even more grateful for our…Read More
We (WDCS researchers Nicola and Sarah along with our able Canine Research Assistants, Kila and Harvey) have returned to the magical Isle of Lewis in the Western Isles of Scotland for 8 weeks of field work in search of Risso’s dolphins and other marine megafauna – and we have received a warm and watery welcome!…Read More
The Dolphin Dog Walk = "DONE"!
Posted on behalf of Kila and Harvey – the Canine Research Team!In case you’ve not read my blog before, i’m Kila and i’m the WDCS Canine Research Assistant. Kila – WDCS Canine Research Assistant and avid “Dog Blogger”. Harvey is my side-kick, otherwise known as the “Assistants assistant”. Harvey taking a break! In our role…Read More
The Minch is full of life!
We had an unexpectedly glorious day on the water today and saw first-hand what many had been telling us over the past few days since our arrival – that this was already a good year for wildlife in the Minch! Gannets galore A virtual carpet of sitting guillemots led us up to Tolsta Head in…Read More