Our afternoon trip took us out through the islands and with a call from a fellow St. Andrews whale watcher we heard that they we watching the small humpback whale that we had yesterday! It is very unusual to have a humpback whale this close to St. Andrews and I was very pleased to hear because I didn't get a chance to see the little one yesterday. We did get a few looks at the humpback whale, "she" wasn't the easiest to watch, with the high winds and an average dive time of over 10 minutes we only got a few looks but enough to get some decent dorsal fin pictures (below). And today was no different, "she" never raised her tail! Also, while we were waiting for the young humpback to resurface we had the pleasure of watching over 100 northern gannets, in all stages of plumage, plunge diving into the Bay after herring! It was incredible, they really are amazing to see! After the last surface with the humpback whale we did get a chance to spend some time with a minke whale in Head Harbour Passage off Wilsons Beach, Campobello Island.
Thanks for checking in today. I have the day off tomorrow but I might get out on the Scout Boat. Keep in touch to see everything Quoddy!