Beautiful drone footage shows dolphins off South Shields coast

A frontline NHS worker with a passion for photography captured ‘a magnificent show’ by dolphins off the South Shields coast.

Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, 4:05 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, 4:05 pm

Joojhaar Singh, who lives in the town and works as a dental surgeon for the NHS, was out doing a spot of filming with his twin brother Harjote – a pharmacist – on Sunday, June 21, and was lucky enough to see the animals in action.

He told the Gazette: “We both enjoy photography and like to go out to the coast on weekend when we get time.

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Images from drone footage recorded by Joojhaar Singh in South Shields.

“I think Sunday was our lucky day, first time we’ve seen the dolphins in South Shields and what a magnificent show we were treated to.”

The striking drone footage follows numerous sightings of dolphins in the North East in recent weeks, with Gazette reader Stu Thompson sharing some fantastic pictures, also taken on Sunday.

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Photographer Stu Thompson captured the pod from South Shields pier on Sunday evening.

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