Sunday, August 5, 2012

3 species of dolphins

Today we had a lot of sea swells on our tours, a huge difference from the perfectly calm seas we have been experiencing recently. However, the waves made a nice playground for the dolphins that we saw on our tours. In the morning we encountered common dolphins and bottlenose dolphins. During our afternoon tour we sighted the same two species as well as Atlantic spotted dolphins

Photos from the morning:

Common dolphins leaping

Bottlenose dolphins close to Caloura

Photos from the afternoon:

Common dolphins travelling together at speed

A curious bottlenose dolphin

Bottlenose dolphins close to Relva (calf in the middle)

Bottlenose dolphin calf

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