Orca (Killer Whale)

July 11th 2017

six animals, comprising 1 male, 3 females and 2 calves, off Stoer Head Lighthouse (Leigh Sedgley). From a sighting of this group off the Summer Isles at the weekend we know that these animals are from the Northern Isles population.

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