Pilot Whales & Bottlenose Dolphins

It has been a great start to the year with not only sperm whales feeding close inshore but we have also had a pod of pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins spending time here. Usually they would be seen maybe for a day or two at a time but for some reason these beautiful creatures decided to spend nearly 3 weeks with us. Here are a few pics of their time with us.



Bottlenose Dolphins


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Pilot Whales alongside one of our vessels


Bottlenose Dolphins Dive sequence

Bottlenose Dolphin jumping


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Pilot Whales

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