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Late Spring Whale Watch update, West Cork, April 2016

Hi Folks The whale watching throughout April has been surprisingly good, especially given that it is in theory our " low season". Since April 1st, we've found minke whales on 75% of trips and … more

An unexpected turtle encounter, Jan 2016.

As 2015 came to an end, it made the national news that loggerhead turtles were being washed ashore along the south coast of Ireland. All were in a hypothermic condition, having been driven too far … more

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

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Ireland’s Humpbacks feature in “Britain’s Whales” on ITV

On Friday evening 25th March at 8:00pm on ITV, you’ll have an opportunity to see some pretty spectacular aerial footage of bubble-netting humpback whales, filmed by drone in the Dingle Bay area during … more

Filming Humpback Whales off Ireland’s South Coast

Colin Barnes of Cork Whale Watch is regularly asked to collaborate on both Irish and UK natural history productions. This extract is from the "Living the Wildlife" Series II, episode 3, … more

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