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On-site observation of whales

Overview of observations 18 to 26 may, 2016

 

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.

* Average number of sightings per day

Species Quantity* Star(s) Behavior(s) Location(s)

Minke

+8   Sudden appearance Various Areas

Fin Whale

+/-2 Zipper and Newkie Brown   Offshore Tadoussac

Humpback Whale

1      

Blue Whale

       

Beluga

+/- 100   Adults, juveniles! Various Areas

Harbour Porpoise

       

Seals

15 (10 grey seal and 5 harbour seal)      

Birds

 

Cormorants, Alca Toarda Razorbills,  Long-tailed ducks, Eider ducks, Bonaparte's gull and Northern Gannet.