Whale Watching on the West Coast (Prospective Guides Book 10)

Whale Watching on the West Coast Prospective Guides Book Whales are big beautiful and mysterious In this Prospective Guide follow the travels of the Big Four species of whales blue whales gray whales humpbacks and orcas found in coastal waters from Alas

  • Title: Whale Watching on the West Coast (Prospective Guides Book 10)
  • Author: Leigh Calvez
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Whales are big, beautiful and mysterious In this Prospective Guide, follow the travels of the Big Four species of whales blue whales, gray whales, humpbacks and orcas found in coastal waters from Alaska to Baja, Mexico and Hawaii From the perspective and stories of a whale scientist, naturalist and all around whale enthusiast, learn about the lives and ways of these maWhales are big, beautiful and mysterious In this Prospective Guide, follow the travels of the Big Four species of whales blue whales, gray whales, humpbacks and orcas found in coastal waters from Alaska to Baja, Mexico and Hawaii From the perspective and stories of a whale scientist, naturalist and all around whale enthusiast, learn about the lives and ways of these magnificent marine mammals, their cultures, intelligence, and how and where to watch them Excerpt I would like to share the world of whales with you My intention for this book is to share my stories of these magnificent marine mammals to inspire you to take your own adventures and to ask your own questions about the lives of these mysterious beings I will share my knowledge about where and when to find them, a bit about their basic biology and the joys and hazards of living on earth as a whale from my own observations of their lives I will reveal my favorite places to see whales and some of my favorite whale watching companies, but for the most part I will leave the details up to you to create your own adventure based on how you wish to travel Luxury class or bare bones tent it s all up to you About the author Leigh Calvez has worked with whales and dolphins as a scientist, naturalist and nature writer As a scientist, she worked as Research Director for the Ocean Mammal Institute on such projects as the effect of vessel traffic on endangered humpback whales off Maui, Hawaii and the effects of human interaction on the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin in their resting bays on the Big Island of Hawaii She also led the only independent research team observing the US Navy s testing of Low Frequency Active Sonar on humpback whales in their nurseries in Hawaii in 1998 As a naturalist, Leigh has worked on whale watch boats in Massachusetts watching humpback and finback whales on the feeding grounds of Stellwagen Bank, in Hawaii on the breeding grounds of the humpback whale and in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, watching pods of orca whales She has also led extended whale watching journeys to New Zealand, British Columbia and the Azores Islands off Portugal.

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