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Farewell Fanfare for Sardines

Lucky me- a final two days on the heaving ocean outside East London. Cruising down the Buffalo river and out into a rather wild ocean was bittersweet for me . 422 more words


Whales, birds, and Supermoons

We have had two good days of long day passages under motor (we never saw winds above 5 knots).  We left Cape Elizabeth /Richmond Island at 0500 bound for Gloucester, but made good time early on and decided to head for Provincetown instead.  442 more words

Cruising With Kids

Short-Beaked Hourglass Dolphin (Delphinus delphis)


Hourglass dolphins are fairly popular. They are one of the most popular breeds of dolphin for people who are familiar with dolphins, yet many people don’t even know there’s such a thing. 432 more words

Marine Mammal

The Royal Rorqual Return.

Before I knew it, I was waving goodbye to my colleague Amy and the familiar docks of Portsmouth once again, to head out for another week traversing the Bay of Biscay. 1,095 more words

Anacapa Caps it Off

A brown sign seeker doesn’t have to spend every day of a holiday traversing wide stretches of desolate country in search of brown signs.  It’s true.  820 more words

Cuvier's steal the show

Hello and welcome back aboard the Cap Finistere. Fellow Wildlife officer Amy Grisdale was in town and waved us off (from a rollercoaster of all places) as we set off for the Bay of Biscay. 553 more words

July 2nd 2014 (Non Birds)

Pentire/Rumps; 100 Common Dolphin, 2 Grey Seal, 4 Rabbit, 6 Spot Burnet, Common Blue Butterfly, Gatekeeper, Green-veined White, Large White, Meadow Brown, Small Copper, Small Heath, Small Skipper, Small Tortoiseshell, Ruby-tailed Wasp. 7 more words

Non-bird Records