British Wildlife 10.2 December 1998

Northern Bottlenose Whales off Skye

North-west Scotland is well known as a place to see cetaceans, but a good sighting still requires patience and time at sea, and is at best a brief encounter. This summer, residents of Broadford, north-east Skye, could simply look out of their windows for extraordinary views of two Northern Bottlenose Whales Hyperoodon ampullatus, which stayed in the bay for over a month from 5th August.

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