Blue Whale Tail Fluke Diving Balaenoptera musculus 29 July 2010 - It is somewhat rare to see the tail fluke of a Blue Whale upon diving.

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    Blue Whale Tail Fluke Diving Balaenoptera musculus 29 July 2010 - It is somewhat rare to see the tail fluke of a Blue Whale upon diving.

    Whale Watching on the Dos Osos Sub Sea Tours 34’ boat www.subseatours.com/ 805-772-WIND, 29 July 2010, Morro Bay, CA. Blog: whalewatchingsst.blogspot.com/2010/07/rouvaishyanas-log.html Crew: Owner & Captain Kevin Winfield; first-mate Ryan. We saw about four Blue Whales and Dozens of Humpbacks, some very close to the boat.

    Photo by “Mike” Michael L. Baird, mike {at] mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com, Canon 1D Mark III, Canon 300mm f/2.8 with with Canon EF 1.4X II Extender Telephoto Accessory, Circular Polarizer, handheld, RAW.

    To use this photo, see access, attribution, and commenting recommendations at www.flickr.com/people/mikebaird/#credit - Please add comments/notes/tags to add to or correct information, identification, etc. Please, no comments or invites with badges, images, multiple invites, award levels, flashing icons, or award/post rules. Critique invited.
    Keywords: subseatours,morro bay,whale,whales,whale watching,ocean, whale, 29july2010,
    Blue Whale,Balaenoptera musculus

    aokcreation, thesquashplayer, and 12 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Pets4Dawn 45 months ago | reply

      a blue whale tail-fin! awesome!!

    2. minicooper93402 45 months ago | reply

      and to have the proof ... mike, these photos are wonderful! thanks so much for sharing with us.

    3. e_monk 45 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Stuff With No Legs, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    4. ~*Judith*~ [deleted] 45 months ago | reply

      Amazing photo

    5. San Louie 45 months ago | reply

      Mike, thanks so much for letting us publish this lovely photo on our site: www.sanlouie.com/mike-michael-l-baird

    6. EncyclopediaOfLife 37 months ago | reply

      Encyclopedia of Life curator Michаel Frаnkis has trusted your image on the EOL site

    7. mikebaird 19 months ago | reply

      This note documents an unauthorized use of my image here.
      At www.flickr.com/photos/patrick1434/8014560851/ I made this comment:
      www.flickr.com/photos/patrick1434/
      Pepe1434

      Please REMOVE THIS IMAGE OF MINE FROM YOUR PHOTOSTREAM immediately and apprise me when it is removed.

      Hey Patrick Mercado, if you re going to use my image from Wikimedia
      commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blue_whale_tail.JPG
      initially from
      www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/4842879340/
      you will see that his file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
      and it REQUIRES you to acknowledge the source if you use the image. In which case, you must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
      This image was originally posted to Flickr by mikebaird at flickr.com/photos/72825507@N00/4842879340. It was reviewed on 30 July 2010 by the FlickreviewR robot and confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by-2.0.

      I'm sure your intent was not malicious, but it is completely irresponsible to use images generously made available by others for you use without attribution, and to then further claim copyright yourself with " All Rights Reserved" as seen at
      www.flickr.com/photos/patrick1434/8014560851/
      Furthermore, it is a violation of Flickr terms of service TOS to publish another's image in your photostream.

      If you want to use my image in another context, please see
      www.flickr.com/people/mikebaird/#credit which answers every question ever asked about using my photos under Creative Commons (CC) Attribution: How to attribute ("Mike" Michael L. Baird, flickr.bairdphotos.com), access full-resolution versions (view all-sizes), how to please link back to the image page, and how to please comment on the image used, linking to your use in a comment.

      Please REMOVE THIS IMAGE OF MINE FROM YOUR PHOTOSTREAM immediately and apprise me when it is removed.
      If you choose to use the image in another derivative work, please follow the CC protocol.

      If this image is not removed promptly I'll just have to go through the Yahoo Legal copyright violation process and Flickr will no doubt flag your account, and will for sure, based on my experience, remove the image if you don't. Please don't make me waste my time.

      mike [at} mikebaird d ot com

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