Friday, August 25, 2017

Bryde's and sperm whales

This morning the Bryde's whale mother and calf pair for the past two weeks joined us again. We got to have a nice look at these two visiting whales, before continuing on to see a large group of several hundred Atlantic spotted dolphins. In the afternoon we started with a large and active group of bottlenose dolphins. Shortly after one of our boats came across some sperm whales. So, it was a nice day in the company of two seasonal species in the morning and two resident species in the afternoon.


Photos from today:

Bryde's whale blow

Bryde's whale mother and calf pair (notice the small head of the calf on the right)

Adult Bryde's whale dorsal

A concentrated group of bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphin face

Watching dolphins from aboard our catamaran

Sperm whale back


Sperm whale going on a deep dive

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