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Humpback Whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, feeding activity, seen just outside Morro Bay Harbor. | by mikebaird
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Humpback Whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, feeding activity, seen just outside Morro Bay Harbor.

Humpback Whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, feeding activity, seen just outside Morro Bay Harbor.

Also seen on this trip were Blue Whales (Balaenoptera musculus), and Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). Captain Kevin Winfield, and Interpreter Rouvaishyana led a

Whale Watching and Photo outing from 5 PM - 8 PM Thursday 07 July 2011, on the Dos Osos Sub Sea Tours 34’ boat www.subseatours.com/ 805-772-WIND, 07 July 2011, Morro Bay, CA. Blog: whalewatchingsst.blogspot.com/2010/07/rouvaishyanas-log.html Surrounded almost all the time with spouts and splashes, we saw about at least six Blue Whales and dozens of Humpbacks. Three youngsters DJ, Jacob Collins, and Shawna Winfield, got in the water within inches of several feeding Humpback Whales, from a small motorized “Zodiac-like” inflatable boat that accompanied us.

Photo © 2011 “Mike” Michael L. Baird, mike {at] mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com, Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP Full Frame CMOS Digital SLR Camera with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR Cameras, with Circular Polarizer, handheld, RAW.

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Taken on July 7, 2011