Risso's Dolphins
Risso's Dolphins

My favorite marine mammal species, they start off a dark grey in color but turn white as they get older. The scars are from both social interactions and their main prey, large squid. Usually they are very boat shy but this group put on a great show for us. This move is called spy hopping and lets them get a decent view of things going on above the surface.

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20160826-5N5A9084-Crew, Dolphins, Eagle, Shearwater, Painted CaveSanta Rosa Boat Trip.jpg
20160507-5N5A6401-SBIGulls, Pelican, Peregrine, Aerial Survey.jpg
20160914-5N5A9180-Nursery Work, Crew, Pelican, Corm, Wilsons WarblerAnacapa_.jpg
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20160927-5N5A9279-Migratory Landbird SurveySBI.jpg
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20160927-5N5A9279-Migratory Landbird SurveySBI.jpg
20161019-5N5A1820-Prescott Outplanting, land birds, sunset timelapseAnacapa_.jpg
20170102-5N5A4355-San SimeaonElephant Seals.jpg
20170202-5N5A4999-BRPE,Plants,Seals,NOHASBI.jpg
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20170327-5N5A6298-WildflowersCarrizo Plains NM.jpg
20170527-5N5A7278-WEGU feeding chicksAI.jpg
20170721-5N5A8736-Harding Ice Field, Exit Glacier HikeAlaska.jpg
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Risso's Dolphins
20160507-5N5A6430-SBIGulls, Pelican, Peregrine, Aerial Survey.jpg
20160405-5N5A5961-SBISBI, Birds.jpg
20160409-5N5A6146-SBISBI, Birds.jpg
20160826-5N5A9084-Crew, Dolphins, Eagle, Shearwater, Painted CaveSanta Rosa Boat Trip.jpg
20160507-5N5A6401-SBIGulls, Pelican, Peregrine, Aerial Survey.jpg
20160914-5N5A9180-Nursery Work, Crew, Pelican, Corm, Wilsons WarblerAnacapa_.jpg
20160405-5N5A5965-SBISBI, Birds.jpg
20160405-5N5A5997-SBISBI, Birds.jpg
20160409-5N5A6068-SBISBI, Birds.jpg
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20160409-5N5A6124-SBISBI, Birds.jpg
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20160409-5N5A6160-SBISBI, Birds.jpg
IMG_8610.jpg
20160409-5N5A6149-SBISBI, Birds.jpg
20160412-5N5A6179-SBISBI, Birds.jpg
IMG_4648.jpg
20160420-5N5A6233-AnacapaBoat Ride, DMM, Container Ship, Lighthouse Slope, Inspiration Point.jpg
20160315-IMG_5058-SBI FlightBRPE, Blue Whale, Car Ship.jpg
20160315-IMG_5111-SBI FlightBRPE, Blue Whale, Car Ship.jpg
20160315-IMG_5148-SBI FlightBRPE, Blue Whale, Car Ship.jpg
20160224-IMG_2180-SBIWildlife, Helicopter, Dolphins, Whales.jpg
20160224-IMG_2147-SBIWildlife, Helicopter, Dolphins, Whales.jpg
20160223-IMG_2044-SBIWildlife, Birds, Burrowing Owl.jpg
20160507-5N5A6422-SBIGulls, Pelican, Peregrine, Aerial Survey.jpg
20160810-5N5A7677-untitled shootSBI, Helo, SF Aerial, Whales, Boats, Plane.jpg
20160927-5N5A9279-Migratory Landbird SurveySBI.jpg
20160928-5N5A9923-Migratory Landbird SurveySBI.jpg
20160928-5N5A9935-Migratory Landbird SurveySBI.jpg
5N5A0377.jpg
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5N5A0844.jpg
5N5A1024.jpg
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IMG_5000.jpg
IMG_5465.jpg
IMG_5479.jpg
IMG_6189.jpg
IMG_6191.jpg
IMG_6324.jpg
IMG_6589.jpg
IMG_6755.jpg
IMG_6973.jpg
IMG_7140.jpg
IMG_7478.jpg
IMG_7572.jpg
IMG_7647 copy.jpg
IMG_8022.jpg
IMG_8247.jpg
IMG_9479.jpg
IMG_9800.jpg
IMG_9901.jpg
20160810-5N5A7668-untitled shootSBI, Helo, SF Aerial, Whales, Boats, Plane.jpg
20160927-5N5A9279-Migratory Landbird SurveySBI.jpg
20161019-5N5A1820-Prescott Outplanting, land birds, sunset timelapseAnacapa_.jpg
20170102-5N5A4355-San SimeaonElephant Seals.jpg
20170202-5N5A4999-BRPE,Plants,Seals,NOHASBI.jpg
20170202-5N5A5021-BRPE,Plants,Seals,NOHASBI.jpg
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20170203-5N5A5294-BRPE,Plants,Seals,NOHASBI.jpg
20170327-5N5A6298-WildflowersCarrizo Plains NM.jpg
20170527-5N5A7278-WEGU feeding chicksAI.jpg
20170721-5N5A8736-Harding Ice Field, Exit Glacier HikeAlaska.jpg
20170721-5N5A8779-Harding Ice Field, Exit Glacier HikeAlaska.jpg
20170722-5N5A9158-Seward Wildlife-Glacier CruiseAlaska.jpg
20170722-5N5A9198-Seward Wildlife-Glacier CruiseAlaska.jpg
20170722-5N5A9245-Seward Wildlife-Glacier CruiseAlaska.jpg
20170722-5N5A9253-Seward Wildlife-Glacier CruiseAlaska.jpg
20170722-5N5A9260-Seward Wildlife-Glacier CruiseAlaska.jpg
Risso's Dolphins

My favorite marine mammal species, they start off a dark grey in color but turn white as they get older. The scars are from both social interactions and their main prey, large squid. Usually they are very boat shy but this group put on a great show for us. This move is called spy hopping and lets them get a decent view of things going on above the surface.

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