Muuuh Wildlife Photography

Humpback Whale - Megaptera novaeangliae

The humpback whale is a species found in all oceans, migrating up to 25'000 km each year. Humpbacks feed in polar waters and mate and give birth in tropical and subtropical waters.

Observations by Season

Number of times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting nature parks nearby.

SpringSummerFallWinter
Identifications 0 6 0 0

A species is registered only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking to learn more about how we determine identifications and log observations in the field.

Videos Behavioral Traits

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Photos of Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale Flapping Pectoral Fin

Rarely seen so close. Flapping pectoral fin on the water.

Saguenay St. Lawrence Marine Park - 2021-08-25

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S; Focal Length 135mm; Exposure 1/2500; Aperture f/20; Iso 2000;

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Humpback Whale about to dive showing fluke

Saguenay St. Lawrence Marine Park - 2021-08-23

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S; Focal Length 200mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f/18; Iso 640;

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Humpback Whale showing its fluke shortly before diving.

Saguenay St. Lawrence Marine Park - 2021-08-23

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S; Focal Length 200mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f/18; Iso 640;

Fluke of a Humpback Whale

Individual Humpback Whales are identified based on the pattern on lower side of the fluke.

Saguenay St. Lawrence Marine Park - 2021-08-23

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S; Focal Length 200mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f/18; Iso 640;

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Cape Spear - 2017-08-19

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f6.3; Iso 360;

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Cape Spear - 2017-08-19

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f6.3; Iso 250;

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Quidi Vidi Harbour - 2017-08-12

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f6.3; Iso 200;

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Quidi Vidi Harbour - 2017-08-12

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f6.3; Iso 250;

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

First sighting of a Humpback whale. Showing its fluke before diving for food.

Saguenay St. Lawrence Marine Park - 2013-08-19

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215mm; Focal Length 148mm; Exposure 1/160; Aperture f5.6; Iso 100;

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