Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Bay of Fundy: Minke Whale in February!

minke whaleImage by Andrew Reding via Flickr
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 18:16:56 -0400 From: Laurie Murison Subject: minke whale Saw a minke whale surface twice between Fish Head and Swallowtail today. The whale was travelling along the coast. This is the first minke whale I have seen in the BOF in February but that doesn't mean they aren't usually here, just that I haven't seen any. They do not have a clearly defined migration as some whales do and have been seen as far south as the Caribbean in the winter. Laurie Murison Grand Manan, NB

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