Southern Right Whales

Went out to Berkeley Sound this morning to give customs clearance to a reefer vessel, very few birds about apart from King Cormorant, Rock Shag, Snowy Sheathbill & Kelp Gulls. On the way back our coxswain spotted what turned out to be 2 Southern Right Whales.  They were very confiding animals allowing the launch to slowly approach right alongside them.


Below are a few of the images that I took.






Theses are only the 3rd & 4th Southern Right Whales that I have seen in the Falkland Islands in over twenty years.

4 thoughts on “Southern Right Whales

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    Well I can see this blog will have to be added to my favorites! What great photos and wonderful subjects!

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