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14 06, 2020

Humpback Whales Return to Courtmacsherry Bay – June 2020

2020-06-14T21:07:57+00:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: Skippers Log|Tags: , , , , , , , |

HBIRL90 "Barnacle Bill" surface feeding off Seven Heads, West Cork June 8th 2020             © Christopher O'Sullivan We are delighted to announce that we have added another new individual to the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group’s humpback whale catalogue. HBIRL98 which our guide Christopher O'Sullivan photographed on Monday is a [...]

8 01, 2019

2018 – The Year of the Humpback Whale

2019-01-08T17:36:34+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Skippers Log|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When the Courtmacsherry based Atlantic Whale and Wildlife Tours team embarked on their whale watching adventure in April 2018 they couldn’t be sure what the year would bring. Having years of experience with wildlife off the Cork coast they were confident that they would have regular sightings of cetaceans such as common dolphins and minke whales. [...]

18 07, 2018

Whale Watching Extravaganza off Courtmacsherry, Co Cork -18th July 2018

2018-07-18T12:18:04+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Skippers Log|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

West Cork’s potential as a whale watching hot spot has been known for quite a few years now. Images of Fin whales and Humpback whales have become common place in the waters between Galley head and Mizen head confirming Irleand's reputation as being the best place in Europe to see whales. What has become apparent in [...]