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Human Interactions

Human Interactions

Seals of the River Blackwater… Human Interactions Now we are entering into the warmer weather we have seen a lot more action out on the water. Throughout May we were lucky enough to enjoy 2 bank holiday weekends and we have been even more lucky to receive some beautiful, hot, sunshine, drawing many visitors and […] Read More

Playtime and Relaxing

Playtime and Relaxing

Seals of the River Blackwater… Playtime and Relaxing With the onset of the spring weather our monitoring of the seals has become much more pleasant and enjoyable. We still arrive and keep ourselves warm and heartfelt with a cup of hot chocolate, however sunscreen has now made it’s way into our kit supplies! Our seals […] Read More

Harbour Seals of the Blackwater

Harbour Seals of the Blackwater

Can you hold your breathe as long as our Harbour Seals can? The arrival of the snow and the easterly winds have definitely had an impact on the behaviour of our seals over the last four weeks. It has also made it tricky for us to monitor them! However, that being said, they have been […] Read More

Grey Seals of the River Blackwater

Grey Seals of the River Blackwater

How do grey seals regulate their body temperature? Since our last article we have collectively spent over 36 hours monitoring the seals along the River Blackwater, seeing a variety of  behaviours. This month we are exploring their movement and their behaviours we have been observing. Our seals tend to move around the River dependent on the […] Read More

Seals of the River Blackwater

Seals of the River Blackwater

Establishing the population and behaviour of our harbour and grey seals The River Blackwater is home to a wide diversity of marine species, including Grey Seals and the Harbour Seal. For many decades our foreshores have been graced by their presence but there has been little documented over recent years to understand their current numbers and […] Read More

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