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Ui Seal Bass Rock from ui vessel for trip North Berwick - Bass Rock 1

Observed: 20th June 2011 By: Shadow30Shadow30’s reputation in MammalsShadow30’s reputation in MammalsShadow30’s reputation in Mammals
Ui Seal Bass Rock from ui vessel for trip North Berwick - Bass Rock 1
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Gill Sinclair's picture

Seal species

Would be more inclined to say common seal but can't tell for sure from this photo.

Gill Sinclair
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the naturalist man's picture

Seal

Even at this distance I can see the one on the right has the puppy dog shaped head of a common seal. Also the one on the right must be a common seal as grey seals are just not flexible enough to form the characteristic banana shape. I should point out I've been studying seals for over twenty years and you just get your eye in.

Graham Banwell

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Ui Seal Bass Rock

Thanks so much for those intuitive observations.

John