Been a cracking few days.

On Monday we were sitting outside the harbour when the fog came in and as we were waiting for our guests I  got a call from my cousin saying that he nearly hit a Basking Shark as he did not see it until the last second due to the fog. After asking where he was … Read more

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40+ White Beaked Dolphins

Continued from the Not 1 but 5 Minke Whale blog… We headed a little further out after seeing the last Minke and  we passed 2 Sooty Shearwaters a few more Manx Shearwaters and then nothing. We only saw a few passing Gannets but that was it, until we had 2 White Beaked Dolphins arrive from … Read more

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Bonxie (Great Skua)

On Thursday the weather was beautiful and as we were at the Longstone looking at the seals a Great Skua stopped to pinch some food from a Herring Gull. After its first bill full it decided it wanted a bit more but other gulls were not having any of it. The Great Skua has a … Read more

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The Mighty Gannet

I could not help myself today and I decided to go out again to see all the birds. With a handful of guests and a friend to join me we went out in search of the rare bird or a Minkie Whale. On the way out we could see thousands of Gannets in the sky … Read more

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WHALE OF A TIME (Part 2) Minke Whale

Continued from Part 1 When we get back onto the Helicopter I will get the pilot to have a look around for you and if we see anything we will give you a call on channel 67. I thanked him kindly and off they went. They were only away a few seconds when he shouted on … Read more

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