Bottlenose Dolphins
White-beaked dolphins
Rissos' Dolphin
Minke Whale surfacing

Other Species

1-2 Humpback Whales were present off the Northumberland coast ranging between the Farne Islands and Newton by the Sea in September 2009. They have also been recorded off Whitby in recent years. A Sperm Whale was recorded off Whitburn and North Gare, Teeside in April 2008. Recent reported records for White-sided Dolphins include off Seaton Sluice in July 2006 and Sunderland in July 2007.

Photo by Adrian Shephard