Data/Hyannis Whale Watcher MA USA/July 20 2001/

From: Mike Williamson (williams@whale.wheelock.edu)
Date: Tue Sep 25 2001 - 13:55:46 EDT

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    Date: 7/20/00
    Sea State: slight chop
    Wave Ht.: 2'-4'
    Wind Velocity/ Direction: N/NE 6-12 knots
    Air Temp.: 70
    Water Temp.: 62
    Cloud Cover: 45%
    Visibility: 95%-100%
    High Tide (time): 3:02 p.m.
    Recorder(s): M. L. Johnson
                                                            
    Time: Latitude: Longitude: Depth: Species: Number: Grouping: Behavior:
    12:21 p.m. 4215365N 7013056W 200' MN 5 1+1+3
    Kick feeding, group feeding, bubble netting
            " " 200' MN 1 1 Kick feeding
    12:30 p.m. " " 200' MN 1 1 Spouting off in distance
    12:35 p.m. " " 200' Joined by MN 5 5 Kick feeding,
    bubble netting, coop feeding
    12:40 p.m. " " 200' MN same same same
    12:44 p.m. " " 200' MN 1 1 Spouting /diving in
    distance
    1:00 p.m. 137685N 441751W 200' MN 2 1+1 Mom-bubble
    netting/kick feeding; baby-attempted a little breach
    1:05 p.m. BOAT CIRCLED BY WHALES
    Baby- deep scratch in front of dorsal fin; a lot of scratches on cow and
    calf
    1:08 p.m. 137701N 441750W 200' MN 1 1-juvenile
    Bubble cloud not as professional as a mature whale.
    1:07 p.m. " " 200' MN 5 1+1+3 calf having a blast under
    boat and around with cow.
    1:09 p.m. " " 200' MN 1 1 Spouting off in distance
    1:10 p.m. " " 200' MN 2 1+1 A lot of flipper flapping
    from both

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