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Beluga Whale

Delphinapterus leucas


Large off white whale that was spotted with its pod over 100-150 along the northwest passage. Many of these beluga don't breech with their noses, so photos of this are rather hard to take!


Arctic Ocean/Northwest Passage


Shot from the river delta at the mouth of the Cunningham inlet, we sat as the tide came up and shot over and over again waiting for that perfect whale to pop up in my field of view. After about five hours this was one of the best. Its still a tad soft, but considering the conditions, I'll let it fly.

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Hugo Contreras
Hugo Contreras 10 years ago

esta muy bonito felicidades por su trabajo.

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 10 years ago

wow noice man. super cool video :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Wonderful spotting stoning video :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

The video is so touching and primal. Beautiful.

TrishPeake 10 years ago


Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

My first time to these beautiful animals. Thanks for sharing.

KarenL 10 years ago

Awesome series & wonderful video!
Welcome to the Community Matt!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Hey fantastic spotting. Not many people get to see these close up. What a privilege. Welcome to Project Noah.

MattyDavidson 10 years ago

Thanks Guys! Look forward to more this summer. Im up for two weeks.

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 10 years ago

Looks so cute..:-)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Great efforts....Great spottings...

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 10 years ago

Such a special spotting!

MattyDavidson 10 years ago

Thanks Dixie! It was so much fun to go experience these awesome creatures up north. The number of them is actually insane. If you saw the Planet earth episode about Belguas, they actually filmed them here!

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Nunavut, Canada

Spotted on Jun 16, 2010
Submitted on Jun 30, 2012

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