Bottlenose Dolphin breaching near Chanonry Point in the Moray Firth

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Bottlenose Dolphin breaching near Chanonry Point in the Moray Firth - Dolphin
Chanonry Point, near Fortrose, Moray Firth, Scotland (August 2013)

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 timed at 9:45 am close to low tide which was predicted for 9:35 am. Part of Fort George is just visible in the left background.

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

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