Saturday, June 28, 2008

False killer whales, sperm whales and dolphins

The last 3 days have been full of good surprises for us. First a group of false killer whales appeared, apparently from nowhere. We watched them for a while, travelling with them at an amazing speed of 16 knots. Unbelievable  The rest of the time was with our more regular species: sperm whales, common dolphins, bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic spotted dolphins in a huge group that seemed to be made up of more babies than mothers. Most of the time the sun was out, making everything more colourful and warm.

Sperm whale

False killer whales

Common dolphins (adult and calf)

Atlantic spotted dolphin

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