Bottlenose dolphins reaching high point
The number of bottlenose dolphins spotted near Inverness is the highest since the late 1990s, a conservation officer said yesterday.
The figures were revealed as 20 individuals, including seven calves, were counted on Tuesday in the Beauly Firth and Kessock Channel, near Inverness.
Charlie Phillips, of the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS), has been monitoring numbers for years and said he had not seen numbers like this for 15 years.
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