Sunday, April 20, 2014

Easter with blue whales and a fin whale

Today in São Miguel, Azores we spent Easter a little differently to most people. We spent the morning in the presence of 2 blue whales and a fin whale. Nothing compares to being alongside the largest and second largest animals in the world! Although they were diving frequently and a little unpredictable every body got to see the whales very well. Today's encounters brings us to 10 days straight with fin whales. We are only just in the beginning of the baleen whale season here in the Azores, but we are off to a great start already. To finish up this morning we also encountered some small groups of common dolphins.

Photos from today:

One of the blue whales from this morning

One of our special guest visitors - author Doris Thomas who specialises in writting childrens books about whales and dolphins. You can visit her blog by clicking HERE.

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