Norfolk Cetaceans – 17th April 2018

Ben Murphy saw a HARBOUR PORPOISE feeding 400m off Overstrand

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Norfolk Cetaceans – 12th April 2018

Nick Pidgeon found a dead HARBOUR PORPOISE at Trimingham. It was freshly dead when found.

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Norfolk Cetaceans – 7th April 2018

Paul Lee saw a HARBOUR PORPOISE heading west 800m off Deadman’s Wood at Weybourne followed by a sighting of two animals feeding in the same area

Norfolk Cetaceans – 1st April 2018

Thanks to Martin Colliers excellent clear photographs I can identify the HARBOUR PORPOISE reported earlier today at Cromer as a freshly deceased female.

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Norfolk Cetaceans – 1st April 2018

Simon Chiddick reported a dead HARBOUR PORPOISE at Cromer east beach this afternoon.

Norfolk Cetaceans – 28th March 2018

Rachel Sims reported 5 HARBOUR PORPOISE feeding close inshore at Titchwell RSPB beach in mirror calm conditions.

Norfolk Cetaceans – 26th March 2018

Last week a bone was found on Titchwell beach adjacent to the RSPB reserve. I’ve been able to inspect it today. The bone is the lower mandible of a SOWERBY’S BEAKED WHALE. It is probably a female given the tooth appears not to be fully erupted and it is perhaps from the animal that ‘dead stranded’ last July at Titchwell’s west beach. The cadaver subsequently relocated to the east beach and was covered by sand. Presumably the recent high tides and storms uncovered it; or at least part of it. The bone has a particular smell of decay so I know it’s not that old and the size fits nicely with last July’s female.