Update from our whale and dolphin volunteer vacation / conservation holiday around the Azores archipelago

The weather remains challenging as is the visibility and wind, and the team members have had to remain flexible. We had an unusual – and sad – sighting on Sunday when we saw a dead common dolphin. It was missing its tail, and we assume it got caught in a fishing net even though the tuna fisherman here in the Azores use hooks and not nets. Monday was the best day on the water for this slot so far – we saw Risso’s dolphins breaching, a giant sun fish, a loggerhead turtle, and a group of fourteen sperm whales with calves!

Risso's dolphins
Risso’s dolphins
Sperm whale
Sperm whale

Update from our whale and dolphin volunteer vacation / conservation holiday around the Azores archipelago

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