Bottlenose Dolphin at Chanonry Point in the Moray Firth

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Bottlenose Dolphin at Chanonry Point in the Moray Firth - Dolphin
Chanonry Point, near Fortrose, Moray Firth, Scotland (August 2011)

This is a view across the Firth from Chanonry Point to Ardersier.

The best times to see the Dolphins are generally reckoned to be at low and high tide with the former being the most favoured. Tide predictions for the Moray Firth can be obtained from the Admiralty EasyTide website. The above image was taken close to high tide.

Status is classified as Least Concern. For more information on this species of dolphin see the following links:
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Tursiops truncatus
ARKive / Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
Wikipedia / Common Bottlenose Dolphin

Shooting Time 12:13
Tv(Shutter Speed) 1/2000
Av(Aperture Value) 4.0
Exposure Compensation -1/3
ISO Speed 100


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