Tag: Galicia

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 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 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 January 2017


Here you can see sightings done last month: January 2017. Rías Baixas (Galicia, Spain): bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and common dolphin (Delphinus delphis).  This time the same group of bottlenose dolphins have been sighted twice in “Ría de Vigo” during two diving trips with Atlantis Buceo. They were around 40 animals, including young ones. The first time was the