Another Humpback Whale

February 14th, 2010 at 12:12 am (AST) by Jake Richter

Perhaps as if sensing we had not had good pictures of its cousin in the morning, another humpback whale showed up right after we had bid the fin whales adieu. This whale stuck around for quite some time, diving and surfacing, time and time again.

We spot another humpback whale in front of the boat

We spot another humpback whale in front of the boat

The humpback whale starts to surface

The humpback whale starts to surface

The humpback whale's head just barely clears the water

The humpback whale's head just barely clears the water

The humpback whale begins to blow out from its two blow holes

The humpback whale begins to blow out from its two blow holes

The blow from the humpback whale splashed back down on its back

The blow from the humpback whale splashed back down on its back

The two blow holes of the humpback whale are clearly visible here

The two blow holes of the humpback whale are clearly visible here

The humpback whale leaves us for the depths again

The humpback whale leaves us for the depths again

The tail of the humpback whale breaches the water surface

The tail of the humpback whale breaches the water surface

We see the fluke of the humpback whale start to come out of the water

We see the fluke of the humpback whale start to come out of the water

The fluke of the humpback whale comes fully out of the water

The fluke of the humpback whale comes fully out of the water

The humpback whales waves goodbye - and we can use these underside markings on the fluke to identify it

The humpback whales waves goodbye - and we can use these underside markings on the fluke to identify it

 

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3 Responses to “Another Humpback Whale”

  1. ann phelan Says:

    WOWW

  2. Ellie Tappan Says:

    Truly fantastic pictures

  3. Lida Says:

    Nice flukes!