Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Humpback whale

Megaptera novaeangliae


Plenty of tail-slapping humpback action! At least three individuals are pictured. The last photo shows two whales next to each other as one sprays water out of its blowhole.


These individuals were spotted in the Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of Maui, although humpback whales are found in almost all major oceans.


On this whale watching tour, I got up close and personal to humpbacks without getting wet! Sorry that some of the photos are out of sequence.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 6 years ago

Thanks very much, D!

dandoucette 6 years ago

Wow! Nice series K! Perfect timing on the second photo.

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah


Spotted on Jan 8, 2014
Submitted on Mar 13, 2014

Related Spottings

Humpback Whale Humpback Whale Humpback Whale Humpback Whale

Nearby Spottings

Humpback Whale Spotting Humpback whale Coastal Manta Ray
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors