2013 02 07- Illustrated lecture on our research at BUEI on Tuesday 19th March at 6.30 and 8.30 Print
Written by Andrew Stevenson   
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I will be giving an illustrated lecure on the most recent data and interesting observations on the humpbacks since producing "Where the Whales Sing" and publishing the large-format book "Whale Song: Journeys into the Secret Lives of the North Atlantic Humpback Whales".
Tickets can be obtained through Bdatix Book tickets for the lecture
This one-hour lecture will include never before sceen underwater footage of humpback whales grooming themselves in a sand hole in 40-50 feet of water. Both whales were IDed here in Bermuda over thirty years ago. With six seasons under our belt and 692 fluke IDs we have a big enough database that provides an intriguing insight into the humpbacks' migratory behaviour. In January this year we made seven excursions out into our waters and six of those times we observed humpbacks, sometimes over 15 whales in a day. We have IDed nine whales in January this year already and are on our way to getting a record number of humpbacks in a single season. Now that we have a dedicated vessel, Magical Whale, donated by Capital G, there will be no occasions when the weather is calm and the oceacn swells down when we will not be on the water.
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Our dedicated research vessel, Magical Whale, donated by Capital G to the Humpback Whale Research Foundation sitting at its moorings at the bottom of our garden
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