19 October 2013

The swells had gone down for today but the wind was pumping just as hard, encouraging a lot of active behaviour from our calves...

Written by Helen, October 19 2013

19 October 2013

Guide Summary and Photographs

The swells had gone down for today but the wind was pumping just as hard, encouraging a lot of active behaviour from our calves!  We spotted a total of four different mother calf pairs in the bay, including our favourite little brindle calf, who appeared to be making friends with another mother-calf pair.  The windy conditions definitely promoted a good few tail slaps from the calves as well as some breaches from one little friendly calf who always loves to check out the boat, we know him as “Roses” due to the callosity on his nose that looks very similar to a rose.  We were also fortunate enough to spot a single Humpback dolphin who was fishing around a pair of whales.  We may not enjoy such fierce winds but it certainly appears to motivate the whale action…

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