Session 3’s final night at Five Finger
Life is good here at the Acoustic Spyglass camp
Kate and I on the shores of Strawberry Island with one of Glacier Bay’s ‘regular’ humpback whales.
Humpback whales so close to the Five Finger Island the flukes overflow the frame
Tower from the west
Up close and personal with the rostrum of a North Pacific humpback whale
Humpback whales right next to Five Finger
Humpback whales surround Five Finger
The most beautiful sunsets on earth happen at Five Finger
More than just a dot on a map
Preparing for a deep dive
Field work. Dusk Surveys.
Alaska’s coastal whales
Any guesses as to what this is?
Even the gulls are spectacular (photo credit: T. Plank)
The best time of day for a paddle: sunset.
Deploying hydrophones is hard work. Photo Credit: Leanna Mattews (sadly not pictured… since she took all the pictures).
Newborn New Zealand fur seal pup.
2015 Acoustic Spyglass Field Team.
Arriving with gear- round one
on of our daily ‘drive bye’s’
Vista preparing for the field season onboard the R/V Evolution
Luke and yet another of our coastal whales. Life in Glacier Bay is spectacular.
Lighthouse from the east.
Emma and Zoe watch whales from the helicopter pad.
Taking a deep breath
Weddell Seal Mom and Pup. My new favorite animal. (Photo credit Nicoletta).
Curious emperor penguin investigates our ship
Just another day at the office
Whales in Frederick Sound