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porpoising harbor porpoise | by Andrew Reding
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porpoising harbor porpoise

Bellingham Bay, Washington State. Anyone who has tried to photograph these small cetaceans (4.6-6.2 ft) knows how rarely one sees a head out of water. Usually all one sees is a fin and part of the back quickly arching in and out of the water.

 

© 2013 Andrew A Reding. Comments (including corrections) invited. Photographed RAW, so customizable. Photos are reduced; check my profile page for information on use of full-size originals.

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Taken on August 13, 2013