The Humpbacks are coming

These last few days working here in Iceland have been absolutely amazing. Although we’ve been seeing a whale most days it was always quite a bit of work to find them but I’ve been working the last two days and there are at least four Humpbacks and one Minke whale in the fjord. I’m really excited as hopefully it means that more whales will be arriving from now on and there will be more to see. Seeing four whales in one tour is really cool though and yesterday we had a very special day. Humpback whales tend to show quite a few different surface behaviours and one of our whales here was really active yesterday. it did some inverted lobtailing (lying on its back at the surface and repeatedly slapping the fluke on the water), some tailslapping and even breached. Of course I was a bit too late with my camera to get the breach on photo but it was amazing. When you see such a big animal jump out of the water it really shows you just how magnificent they are. I’m sooo happy right now!!!! So enjoy the pictures:

Tailslapping Humpback
Tailslapping Humpback
what I managed to get from the breach, there is a whale in there somewhere
what I managed to get from the breach, there is a whale in there somewhere
Inverted Lobtailing
Inverted Lobtailing
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