Wednesday, 25 June 2014

From Land to Sea

After the incredible encounter with Orca out at sea it was a real treat to be able to watch them from the shore. Whilst walking around the headland at Ondervandarnes we could see a small pod of three or for Orca, females this time, with a youngster. As this was happening, just a few feet from us, a very bored looking Grey Seal boobed up and down on the tide.
Later in the day, as the clouds thickened, a walk to Ytri Tunga (a well known Seal hot spot) brought us close to a group of Common Seals. At least eight were either swimming or relaxing on the rocks.
 
Orca

Grey Seal
Common Seal

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