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Seabirds foraging strategies, May 2015

It’s always something of a challenge, finding cetaceans out at sea, and would be a lot more difficult without the help of the numerous sea birds in Irish waters. All oceanic birds are wonderful … more

Skipper Colin Barnes, on MFV Equinox, West Cork 1986.

Seals, Shipwrecks and Science March 2015

On every single trip out on the Holly Jo, looking for wildlife at sea, there is one marine mammal you are guaranteed to encounter-- the Atlantic grey seal, and like all marine mammals, they have … more

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