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Fin Whales in the Bay of Biscay
August/September 2000/1
A selection of photos by Paul Gale (copyright), John Gale (copyright) and Chris Proctor (copyright)


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First sight of a Fin Whale - the massive blow on surfacing, 21 Aug 2001 (Paul Gale)
Fin Whale

Fin Whale surfacing, 4 Sept 2001 (John Gale)
Fin Whale

A Fin Whale rolling in the water, 21 Aug 2001. The flipper and tail fluke can be seen. This photo gives some impression as to how sleek these whales are. The white underside of the chin is also visible (Paul Gale).
Fin Whale

A Fin Whale surfaces in front of the boat, 21 August 2001 (a sequence of 4 photos by Paul Gale).
Fin Whale

Fin Whale surfacing away from the boat, 4 Sept 2001 (John Gale)
Fin Whale

A Fin Whale surfaces in front of the boat, 4 Sept 2000 (a sequence of 6 photos by Paul Gale).
Fin Whale
Fin Whale

Fin Whale dive sequence from the side of the Ferry, 4 Sept 2000 (a sequence of 6 photos by Chris Proctor)
Fin Whale

Fin Whale surfacing, 4 Sept 2001 (John Gale)
Fin Whale

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