Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Faial Island, The Azores

Cetacean species: sperm whale, common dolphin, Atlantic spotted dolphin, humpback whale, fin whale, Risso's dolphin, short-finned pilot whale, false killer whale, sei whale, bottlenose dolphin.
Other wildlife seen: loggerhead turtle.
Best time to go: June to September for resident sperm whales and dolphins; April to May for migratory rorqual whales.
Whale-watching operator: Whale Watch Azores
For more photographs go to Whales & Dolphins of the Azores

Common dolphin,
Faial Island

Sperm whale,
Faial Island