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Sperm whales spotted on a fantastic Thursday in the Bay of Biscay!

Hello all and welcome to another installment of your weekly Wildlife Officer Blog! I was joined by Clare on board Brittany Ferries Cap Finistere, and we were ready to set sail for the Bay of Biscay once again. 940 more words

Whale Watching

Sunday, I took to the seas with my friends Barbara and Elissa to go whale watching.

I’ve gone whale watching in the past without success. In fact, one time in college I went whale watching with my entire Ecology class during a storm and the seas were so violent nearly half the class was puking into buckets below deck. 274 more words


Peaceful waters and playful dolphins.

Tranquil Thursdays really did live up to its name this week with beautifully calm seas throughout the Bay of Biscay all day. The flat ocean made for perfect dolphin spotting with over 160… 694 more words

Close encounters of the Fin kind...

Hello and welcome to another installment of the wildlife officer blog. After waving off the rest of the Wildlife Officers in Portsmouth, it was down to Clare and I to board the Cap Finistere once more, and sail through the notorious Bay of Biscay. 827 more words

Travel inspired by a book

We’re not the only ones to read a book and be so inspired by the sense of place described in the book that we started planning a trip. 474 more words



Happy new year! Let’s hope that 2015 brings much happiness.

We spent the new year in Monterey, enjoying my Christmas present of a whale watching boat trip. 316 more words

Black & White Photo Challenge: Day 4

This shot is from the vaults. The short while I lived in Ventura, CA I had the opportunity to dive with Truth Aquatics out of Santa Barbara. 87 more words

Karie Henderson Photography