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November 26, 2021

19.11.2021 – Enjoy with dignity

The incredibly calm waters outside Madalena do Mar were gently breached by a group of Short-finned pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus) today that were travelling west together […]
November 25, 2021

18.11.2021 – Power package

Who looks like Pilot whales but isn’t? Who has a torpedo-shaped body? Who looks very different from their namesake (Orca)? Who can swim calmly through the […]
November 24, 2021

17.11.2021 – The big bang

It was dynamic today! The wind blew in gusts across a turbulent sea. A Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) breached several times. Once even very close, but […]
November 23, 2021

16.11.2021 – Wave-watching

Conditions were marvellous as we stout onto the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. Only a slight breeze brushed the surface of the ocean while the visible swell added […]
November 22, 2021

15.11.2021 – Bundled woman power

Encountering a Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), or, as in our present case, several, on the ocean is a special experience. In total, there were at least […]
November 19, 2021

13.11.2021 – Desert of water

Today, the sea felt like a desert of water. The sea was perfect, the visibility was good, but no marine mammals far and wide. Whether it […]
November 18, 2021

12.11.2021 – Like old friends

Of all the cetaceans that visit the islands waters, False orcas (Pseudorca crassidens) definitely deliver the most explosive sightings. These incredibly fast close relatives of the […]
November 17, 2021

11.11.2021 – Sky watching

Our wonderful Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) stayed far from the coast today. The long trip on our beautiful traditional fishing boat was worth it. The […]
November 16, 2021

10.11.2021 – The diversity of companionship

All cetaceans are social animals and this is especially true for toothed whales (Odontodeti). From the giant Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) up to the tiny and […]
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