The day was beautiful and sunny on Thursday, September 12 and it was made even better by some very friendly humpbacks. What we consider friendly is a humpback that likes to spend plenty of time on the surface. Not doing very long or deep dives but just cruising along on the warmer surface water.
These tail flukes we love to see because if we get a clear shot of the under side of the tail we can actually tell exactly which whale it is. Every Humpback has a unique tail, it’s like a fingerprint. By comparing the tail to an ID catalog of humpbacks we can figure out the identity of the whale