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Humpback Whale

Megaptera novaeangliae


A pair of humpbacks that seemed to be moving out of the area and did a couple dives, only showing their flukes a couple times. I noticed some birds near them, so perhaps they were feeding. I usually see birds around when whales are feeding, hoping to get some food of their own that the whales have stirred up.


Close to Afognak Island. This bay seemed to be a popular site for whales, as we also saw Fin Whales not too far away.

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Alaska, USA

Lat: 58.21, Long: -152.25

Spotted on Sep 20, 2019
Submitted on Nov 1, 2019

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