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Saturday, September 26, 2009

Bay of Fundy Whales at Brier Island this summer.

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We haven't been able to keep this up to date like we wished while we developed our local blog ilovequoddywild.blogspot.com here in the Quoddy Region of the Bay of Fundy. Well, here is a summer's worth of excitement from Brier Island, NS courtesy of Google and Brier Island Whales.

  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 3 days ago
    *Viper* Fin Whales at the Bulkhead Rip. Hello everyone! We decided to take advantage of the great weather and conducted a full day research cruise. We left bright and early and headed across the Bay t...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 1 week ago
    Hi everyone! The Bay of Fundy continues to abound with sightings of whales and seabirds. On today's cruise we saw three humpback whales that were identified as Orion, Froth and Teather. Orion and Teather...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 2 weeks ago
    *One of the unidentified juveniles sighted on a research cruise.* ** *Squiggle's calf plays around the Mega Nova* ** *Sperm whale spout is at an angle due to the single * *blow hole being directed to the ...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 3 weeks ago
    On August 31st, we had the priveledge of witnessing the rarest large whale on earth engaged in Surface Active Group behaviour. There were 12 - 15 right whales but only one of those was a female. She...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 3 weeks ago
    Whale watching continues to be at its best ! No two cruises are the same as we tell everyone who steps aboard our boats. This proved to be true on August 25th when we watched several whale surface feeding...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 4 weeks ago
    All cruises today were cancelled because of hurricane Bill so I took advantage of the photo opportunity of the wave action at Pond Cove. Oh the power of the sea!
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 5 weeks ago
    *Lacuna* continues to be the star of the show! This humpback whale was first sighted in the Bay of Fundy in 2003 but didn't really exhibit any curious behaviour until recent years, and now he just won't...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 1 month ago
    *Spy hopping Gremlin* Hi everyone! What a great day to be on the Bay of Fundy! Our cruises have been excellent with sightings of humpbacks on every cruise! On our most recent cruises, we have seen lots ...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 1 month ago
    Hi everyone! Whale watching continues to be spectacular especiall with the arrival of one of our all-time favourite humpback whales, Lacuna! He is known to be a very friendly whale and last evening he liv...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 1 month ago
    The sun finally broke through and awarded us once again with some amzing whale watching! We were so pleased to see a humpback named *Tab* return to Brier Island as he is one of our favourites and the mos...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 2 months ago
    *Lunge feeding on krill* ** Whale watching off Brier Island continues to be amazing! The humpbacks have moved in closer to Brier Island and every day we are seeing and recording new individuals. To date w...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 2 months ago
    The humpbacks have arrived to Brier Island and we couldn't be happier! Especially after our cruise on July 16th when we experienced humpback behaviour at its very best! The whales announced their pr...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 2 months ago
    *A new whale for us, identified as Drip.* *Greater Shearwater * *Quixote* *Pierce *
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 2 months ago
    * Handstand* *Badge* Perseverence certainly pays off, so the adage goes. Our whale watch cruises have been going twenty miles offshore to see humpback whales. And the wait has certainly been worth it! Whe...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 2 months ago
    Yep...you guessed it, we have fog! But, that doesn't deter us from whale watching and seeing whales. In fact, some of our best trips can be in the fog. Just recently, we experienced a "friendly" minke whal...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 3 months ago
    *Greater Shearwater* *taking flight* *Patchwork* ** The whale watching has been excellent, even though we have to go 15 miles offshore. The wait is well worth it. We have been seeing some humpbacks on the...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 3 months ago
    Our first humpback has arrived in the Bay of Fundy ! On June 3rd, while on our whale watch cruise we were watching minke whales when our Captain noticed a spout. As we approached, it became obvious that w...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 3 months ago
    *Canada Goose in Grand Passage* Hello everyone! Hard to believe that we're at the end of May already! We've had a report from a lobster fisherman that a humpback was sighted just off Brier Island. Unfort...
  • posted by Shelley Barnaby at Brier Island Whales - 4 months ago
    Northern Gannets. Our whale watching season started on May 18th, 2009. And it was a successful start to the season at that! We covered about 30 nautical miles on our first cruise and actually ended up ...

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