A check of the coastline yesterday by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue showed no sign of the creatures which sparked a two-day rescue attempt. The emergency started on Monday when a pod of 21 whales stranded in Brogaig Bay, near Staffin Island.
The BDMLR was alerted to the stranded pod at Brogaig Bay on Skye at about 4am on June 2. They said 18 were refloated before 10 became stranded again on Staffin Island. Scotland's Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead said earlier: “I am very ...
The BDMLR was alerted to a pod of 21 pilot whales that had become stranded at Brogaig Bay on Skye at about 4am. It is thought a female whale getting into trouble while calving may have caused the stranding. A BDMLR spokeswoman said: "All we can do ...
The BDMLR was alerted to a pod of 21 pilot whales that had become stranded at Brogaig Bay on Skye at about 4am. Rescuers said 18 were refloated before 10 became stranded again on Staffin Island. Two whales died and a pregnant female who was not ...
Five whales die in Isle of Skye stranding. Rescuers refloat several pilot whales pod at Brogaig Bay on Staffin Island but 11 are still stranded and five others have died. Long-finned Pilot Whale pod - Globiocephala melaena (in Wales) Photograph: NPL/Alamy.
... and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) and locals yesterday to pilot whales off Staffin at 4.30pm, a team was tasked to observe the whales in case of problems. This morning at around 4am the team on the island were told that a stranding was happening at Brogaig...
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Weather from Brogaig
Monday, 23 of January
Mostly Cloudy 5.2º C
Maximum: 8º C
Low: 7° C
Visibility: 10.0 km