On-site observation aims to inform you about our actual whale sightings off shore. These data illustrate the number of species spotted at the site of the cruises. It is important to realize that every cruise is unique.
By Chantal St-Hilaire, biologist guide aboard the AML Grand Fleuve.
|BALEEN WHALES: THE MYSTICETES|
AVERAGE SIGHTINGS / DAY
STARS & BEHAVIORS
|Minke||15||Sudden appearance, some breach were seen.||Various Areas|
|Fin Whale||7||TROU and ZIPPER were seen! Many breach!||Cap de Granite and offshore Tadoussac|
PICOTINE et GASPAR were seen!
Sudden appearance, many breach were seen.
|Cap de Granite and Pointe à la Carriole|
|TOOTHED WHALES: THE ODONTOCETES|
|SPECIES||AVERAGE SIGHTINGS / DAY||STARS & BEHAVIORS||LOCATION(S)|
|Beluga||+/- 60||Presence of adults and juveniles!||Various Areas|
|Presence of Cormorants, Alca Toarda Razorbills, Eider ducks, Black-legged kittiwake, Bonaparte's gull, Parasitic jaeger and Northern gannet.|