RobinSunsetWelcome from Robin Petch, The Whale and Dolphin Man!

I am a cetacean naturalist, presenter, photographer and enrichment speaker as well as a wildlife and whale watching boat skipper.

I also work as the Sea Watch Foundation Ambassador. The charity is a world-renowned cetacean research charity based in the UK and a pioneer of citizen science in the field. You can find out more at https://members.seawatchfoundation.org.uk

Book me for a talk: You can book me for entertaining and educational whale and dolphin or marine conservation talks and/or training for your group or society. Costs for small groups start at £75 plus travel expenses or if you’d prefer I can offer virtual talks, using Zoom.

Visit Book a Talk for more details.

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A few times each year you will receive my Friends of the Whale and Dolphin Man newsletter with updates about my activities, interesting whale and dolphin research and encounters and other marine conservation news.
Just write to [email protected] and ask to be added to the list. I will not share your details with anyone.

Whale and Dolphin Store: For my Wildlife DVDs video files and photographs as well as films and books by Dr Horace Dobbs, click here to go to The Whale and Dolphin Store.

BUY OUR BOOK! Click on the title to preview or buy “Yorkshire’s Whales Dolphins and Porpoises” from the Blurb.co.uk website.

Cruise Reports: Read about the wildlife sightings on my voyages as onboard naturalist / guest lecturer on cruises with Viking, Fred Olsen and others. Each report also includes a selection of photographs which can be ordered as digital prints if desired. Visit Cruise Reports and Newsletters to browse.

As Ambassador for Sea Watch Foundation, I have created and administer the My Sea Watch membership scheme. From as little as £3.50/month you can support this vital work studying and protecting UK cetaceans and in return receive a superb monthly Bulletin and quarterly Sea Watcher Magazine. Click the logo to visit https://members.seawatchfoundation.org.uk to find out more or to download the first ever issue free of charge! Click below to support my work and that of Sea Watch Foundation.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, log on to my original, sister, site www.dolphinspotter.co.uk but please come back soon.