Bottlenose Dolphin off the coast of Tasmania this evening

Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, near Adventure Bay, Tasmania. We had a pod of dolphins playing and leaping at the bow. Magic!

This was photo one of a sequence of four – all taken within 2 seconds!

Chief Bottle Washer at Blather
Writer, photographer, environmental campaigner and "known troublemaker" Dave Walsh is the founder of, described both as "possibly the most arrogant and depraved website to be found either side of the majestic Shannon River", and "the nicest website circulating in Ireland". Half Irishman, half-bicycle. He lives in southern Irish city of Barcelona.