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Humpback Whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

Description:

Humpback whale seen off the waters of Farallon Islands near San Francisco, CA



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13 Comments

Thanks Mick..

MickGrant
MickGrant 7 years ago

Good job anyway! We are on the river east of Cinci - resident for about 6 years coming in from Idaho! Needed an easier winter. Nice to meet you.

I used my dslr to take the video.. was not possesing a tripod at that time plus the boat in which i was very shaky.. Thanks :) I noticed you are from Ohio.. I was in Cincinnati for sme years :) nice to meet you..

MickGrant
MickGrant 7 years ago

Did you use a camera or cine equipment - it should always have your emotions anyway! It was fine!

@Dangermouse: Thanks.. I would say I was very lucky to see these creatures jumping around :)
@Mick: You noticed the video.. Thanks.. :) I would like to reduce the shakes next time i make a video :)

MickGrant
MickGrant 7 years ago

Good job Shreeni Nice video and the Disney music was great!

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 7 years ago

Great action shot, must be fantastic to see them up close like that! A great first spotting from you, welcome!

@Sean: Thanks :) @ Eric: ohh thats great.. I think humpbacks are common in all oceans.. @Ashish: Thanks.. :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Great spotting..!!

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 7 years ago

We have that here as well. Was fortunate enough to see a pod last year :-)

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 7 years ago

Yeah I can imagine! one day I will see one, great pictures though!

Thanks Sean.. They are amazing creatures.. :)

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 7 years ago

I would still love to see a whale! Great action shot.

San Francisco, California, USA

Lat: 37.77, Long: -122.42

Spotted on Jul 30, 2011
Submitted on Aug 17, 2011

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