Day 2

Day 2 in the field was truly spectacular. We got to see loads of humpback whales and were able to observe most of their behaviours such as breaching, blows, slip under’s, round outs, peduncle slaps, tail cocking and motor-boating to name a few.

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Day 1

Day 1 in the field was a wild ride with large rolling waves and a chilling wind proving that research scientists are a dedicated bunch willing to brave the elements in an effort to get data that will help us to learn more about these amazing creatures. Getting across the bar proved a bit of a challenge for our skipper with waves breaking over the shallows waters and only a narrow channel to make it through due to the notoriously bad shifting sands of Moreton Bay. 

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