Wildlife and expected sightings off this part of the coast…
Common Great seals colonize at the Stags Rocks part of our regular trips and also home for a huge variety of Seabird Family’s including Gannets, Shearwaters, Storm Petrels, Gulls, Terns and Guillemot Razorbill’s and Puffin’s.
Basking sharks regularly seen from April till June each year and sometimes later depending on Phytoplankton movement.
Minke Whales common sights off the coast from April to November
Humpback whale’s regular visitors throughout the season
Fin Whale second largest whale species are often sighted mostly August to November
Short beaked Common Dolphins are regular daily sights.
Bottlenose and Risso’s dolphins are also often seen.
Porpoises are commonly seen feeding locally too a shy species but enjoyable to watch when heading out.
Sunfish, Blue shark, Tuna, & feeding frenzies.
Leatherback Turtles have been seen in the past. They are sadly a rare sighting, but we hope to see them again.