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Double breach and tail throws !!

Double breach and tail throws !!

Captain Eric ran southeast to an area where a humpback whale had been reported earlier in the day by our pal Sherry.  Along the way there were small pods of common dolphins here and there with a moderate breeze and light chop on the surface.  The whale started out with 10 min down times but had good looks on the surface.  There were tons of sea lions and seabirds in this “hot spot.”  After watching this humpback #whale for a while the down times shortened up to only 4 or 5 minutes.   A second humpback was seen coming into the zone, and although still 20o or so yards away, it started breaching repeatedly as it approached the Condor Express.  Towards the end of this breaching episode, the closer whale got airborne at the exact same time as the newcomer, and we had a magnificent double breach, up and splashdown simultaneously.  Wow!  on the way home and closer to the mainland coast we had a few larger pods of long beaked common #dolphins.  It was a spectacular day for cetacean behavior.

You never know what Mother Nature has in store. Bob Perry Condor Express

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