Tag: Bottlenose dolphin

Sightings September 2017


This month we focused on Galicia. We have received two sightings of bottlenose dolphins, and even not directly reported to Sail&Whale, journals and newspapers have shown two amazing sightings in the area: two blue whales! They are not frequently sighted around this area, but for sure those sightings will provide new clues to better understaind

Sightings August 2017


This month we received Risso’s dolphins in Galicia! Another sightings as well has been made in the Mediterranean: bottlenose dolphins. Furthermore, Bryde’s whale and Atlantic spotted dolphins off Azores. Very well identified with photos and videos 😉 Keep tuned to see them soon!    

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