Hannah, who is in her 15th season with the company, said she has only spotted humpbacks
on four other occasions.
Two populations of humpback
whales feed during spring, summer and fall throughout a range that extends from the North Atlantic to the Gulf of Maine to Norway.
Here we report on the sudden seasonal occurrence of humpback
whales in the Firth of Forth and the first confirmed movement between high-latitude feeding grounds and United Kingdom waters using data collected by citizen scientists of the Forth Marine Mammal Project.
Since the Irish Whale And Dolphin Group began recording the whales in 1999, 92 humpbacks
have appeared in Irish waters with 80% being seen more than once.
Marine biologists in Brazil were stunned to discover the young humpback
on Friday that had washed ashore on a remote, forested island in the Amazon River, at a time of year when it should have already migrated thousands of miles to Antarctica.
whales don't usually travel to the north.
Caption: New research indicates that humpback
whale calls can be passed down generations, a discovery that is reshaping what scientists know about how and why these whales talk to each other.
It focused on 95 humpback
whale "singers" from east Australia
The aim of the project was to document spatial and temporal distribution of Arabian Sea humpback
whales in the region, investigate their singing behaviour and geographic variation, as well as assess potential threats to the population posed by anthropogenic noise.
Environmentalists on Sunday urged the reconsideration of a proposal to expand a liquefied natural gas terminal in the port of Taichung, saying the project would jeopardize the critically endangered Taiwanese humpback
Muscat: A humpback
whale was found beached on Oman's Masirah Island, according to a statement from the Environmental Society of Oman (ESO) on Wednesday.