Monday, July 7, 2014

A day with our residents

We spent this morning with our resident species: sperm whales, Risso's dolphins, bottlenose dolphins and common dolphins. The sea was flat as a mirror, but grey sky and it felt like the sky and the sea was one. It was beautiful. We resighted the sperm whale from earlier, the one we call Wenea. See the photo below of this whale diving. In the afternoon the whales were too far away for us to get to, so we stayed around a large and playful group of bottlenose dolphins and later on common dolphins. We also had encounters with a hammerhead shark, a white marlin, and a shy loggerhead turtle that just kept diving and didn't want to show its cute face. 

Photos from the morning:

A whale called Wenea diving

Common dolphins

Common dolphins pooing

Common dolphins

Common dolphins

Sperm whale logging


Our sperm whale "Kima"

Risso's dolphins


Photos from the afternoon:

Perfect ID photos of a bottlenose dolphin

Our swimming boat with bottlenose dolphins

Five bottlenose dolphins next to Cetus

White marlin jumping

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