Tag: Bottlenose dolphin

Sightings July 2017


Once again, some new drops have arrived during July 2017. This time we have two different species sighted: bottlenose dolphins and Gervais beake whale (not an easy one!!). And our first sighting in the Mediterranean!! So happy to keep on working, slowly but solid!

Sightings received in June 2017


During the month of June we have received a lot of sightings! Some of them were made by one of our partners while crossing the Atlantic. They were registered in previous months, so we put them in blue. But we have as well some animals spotted in June, sailing towards the Azores, in Galicia and

Sightings May 2017


The last month of May one sighting of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) was reported in Galicia.  This time we received as well a great surprise: sightings from Canada! A small pod of orcas (Orcinus orca) and a grey whale (Eschrichtius robustus) around the Salish Sea. Not a lot of sightings, but with a great meaning! Our

Sightings received in April 2017


This month we have received several sightings made during February, March and April. We’ve put them all together in the same map, as most of them were done along a sailing trip between Cabo Verde and Cape Town. The species reported were: Dolphins. Several groups even it was not possible to identify the species. Bottlenose

Sightings March 2017


Those are the sightings reported in March 2017. This month’s menu 😉 In Galicia, bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) again. This time spotted from land very close to the mussel culture platforms (bateas) in Ría de Vigo. Lots of turtles! All the identified ones were loggerhead (Caretta caretta). Most of them sighted off Madeira-Porto Santo. Risso’s dolphins (Grampus

Sightings February 2017


Have a look at the sightings reported in February 2017. Thanks to all our partners we recorded: Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Canary Islands (Spain) at in Galicia (Spain). Possibly a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) sailing between the Canaries and Cape Verde. Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) NE Fuerteventura  (Canary Islands). Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) with common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) sighted

Sightings November 2016


Here you can find sightings done in November 2016. Some of them were done during sailtrips around the Macaronesia, sailing between Azores, Madeira, the Canaries, Cape Verde and Senegal. Some others come directly from the coast of Lanzarote (Canary Islands). Without any doubt, November is a very interesting month for transatlantic sailors!   SIGHTED SPECIES Atlantic spotted