A black and white image of a humpback whale on the surface in a feeding hot spot surrounded by sooty shearwaters and long-beaked common dolphins in the fog.
Megaptera novaeangliae & Puffinus griseus & Delphinus capensis hot spot FOG 2016 06-23 SB Channel-165
Image 1 of 2: a flock of black-vented shearwaters sitting on the ocean surface in a "hot spot" start to panic and take flight as a feeding humpback whale rises to the surface upside down. The ventral groove blubber is seen just under the surface.
Megaptera novaeangliae lunge feed & Puffinus opisthomelas 2015 08-18- SB Channel-116
Image 1 of 2: a flock of black-vented shearwaters sitting on the ocean surface in a "hot spot" start to panic and take flight to clear out an area where a feeding humpack whale is just about ready to break the surface.
Megaptera novaeangliae & Puffinus opisthomelas 2015 08-18- SB Channel-114
The light glow beneath the surface is an upside-down humpback whale rising to the surface as it feeds beneath the waves. Black-vented shearwaters react accordingly.
Megaptera novaeangliae UW lunge feeding & Puffinus opisthomelas 2015 08-14 SB Channel-005
A humpback whale surfaces and spouts in the middle of a resting flock of black-vented shearwaters. The spout almost blasted one very close and surprised bird.
Megaptera novaeangliae & Puffinus opisthomelas 2015 08-14 SB Channel-044