OUR CETACEANS & MARINE LIFE

We are very fortunate to have the opportunity of seeing a wide variety of sea-life in our coastal waters throughout the 12 months of the year, and here is an alphabetical summary of the different species of cetaceans, birds and other marine life which have been recorded in our waters:

WHALES

  • Blainville´s Beaked Whales
  • Bryde´s Whales
  • Cuvier´s Beaked Whales
  • Fin Whales
  • Gervais Beaked Whales
  • Humpback Whales
  • Northern Bottlenose Whales
  • Pygmy Sperm Whales
  • Short – Finned Pilot Whales
  • Sperm Whales

DOLPHINS

  • Atlantic Spotted Dolphins
  • Bottlenose Dolphins
  • Common Dolphins
  • False Killer Whales
  • Orcas
  • Risso´s Dolphins
  • Rough Toothed Dolphins
  • Striped Dolphins

BIRDS

  • Bulwer´s Petrels
  • Cormorants
  • Cory´s Shearwaters
  • Egyptian Vultures
  • Grey Herons
  • Northern Gannets
  • Ospreys
  • Sandwich Terns
  • Shags

OTHER MARINE LIFE

  • Bluefin Tuna
  • Blue Marlin
  • Blue Shark
  • Hammerhead Shark
  • Leatherback Turtle
  • Loggerhead Turtle
  • Portuguese Man o´War
  • Shortfin Mako Shark