A lucky day
When we were heading out this morning we had some news of a killer whale in the bay. At first I almost didn’t believe what I was hearing because the killer whale isn’t so common at this time a year in Skjálfandibay but we soon found out for ourselves that this was very true. We got quite good look at this killer whale, the dorsal fin was unbelievably high and it was majestic sight when it came out of the water. It’s rare to see a killer whale travel alone but for some reasons this one was. This was my first time seeing a killer whale and was great! On this trip we also found a minke whale they are common in the bay and should be highly appreciated because they stick around and are more likely to be found again then the killer whale.
On my second trip to day it was getting a bit windy but it didn’t stop us from finding some more whales. First we found a humpback whale after almost a hours search it was as always a pleasure seeing the humpback. Not far away from where we saw the humpback we saw a spout, at first I thought it was the humpback again but this spout was more powerful then the humpbacks. When we came closer to it we realized that this was a sei whale. This most have been my lucky day because I have never seen the sei whale before, so two new whale species for the guide today.