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Speeding Up a Bit !

Hi Everyone,

This morning at a rough and windy Chanonry Point I managed to get my first reasonable pictures of Mischief this season, the big guy was looking in fine form, mucking about as usual with some of the youngsters – in the picture below he is right behind young Breeze in the choppy tidal current.

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Photo © WDC/Charlie Phillips

I think, checking through my photos back in the Studio, that we had about twelve dolphins in the Chanonry area and I was pretty excited about seeing big Mischief, Jigsaw, Tall Fin, Denoozydenzy and the others…things are speeding up a good bit !

Best Wishes,

Charlie.