Dolphin numbers on the increase

July 26, 2012 · Filed Under Nature 

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Dolphin Watching at Chanonry Point 3

The BBC reports that the dolphin population is doing well, with 20 individuals (including 7 calves) recorded so far this year:

Charlie Phillips, of the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS), has been monitoring numbers for years.

He said the animals were likely to be following a good run of salmon.

Mr Phillips said: “I haven’t counted that many dolphins here for nearly 15 years.


2 Responses to “Dolphin numbers on the increase”

  1. w f milne on August 10th, 2012 12:41 pm

    we were sitting at the harbour one night last week and saw one did not stay about long, good to see them about our waters.

  2. w f milne on August 11th, 2012 7:55 pm

    lots of them about today, we went back around teatime but none about then.