Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Bottlenose Dolphin, Great Blasket Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland, July 2005 - click for larger image Ireland and Honduras

The Bottlenose Dolphin is distributed in every ocean with the exception of the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans.

They are dark grey above and light grey to almost white below.

They feed on fish and other small marine animals which they find using echolocation.

There is an excellent page with lots of information on this species at ARKive and another at Wikipedia.

Bottlenose Dolphin, Roatan, Honduras, March 2015 - click for larger image
Previous Page Back to Index Next Page

If you do not see a menu on the left, you may have arrived at this page from another site. Please click Home to get to my main page.
Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites