First Southern Right Sighted

First Southern Right Sighted

The beginning of Season 2017 has been amazing and this morning we were blown away when our first sighting was of a Southern Right Whale. We normally see Southern Rights arriving in Flinders Bay in mid July so to see this beautiful whale this morning was a true pleasure and wonderful surprise! Only a few hundred meters away from the Southern Right Whale were two very surface active Humpbacks who were communicating to another pod with breaching, head lunging, and pec rolls.

Our afternoon tour was also very busy in the bay as three separate pods of Humpbacks slowly moved towards the reef line as they prepared to continue their northern migration to warm tropical breeding grounds. A young yearling was also sighted keeping a very low profile as he was on his own having most likely recently left his mum and starting his own journey into the very busy life of a Humpback Whale!

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