On Saturday I had the pleasure of joining Gotham Whale on the American Princess for another day of searching for and finding Humpback Whales within view of the New York City skyline.

Normally the season would be over by now but since the bunker (Menhaden) are still abundant the Humpbacks have also extended their stay.

After a short steam past the Verrazono Narrows Bridge, we started seeing bird activity and shortly after ran into up to four Humpbacks actively feeding on huge pods of bunker.

Unlike last week when the Whales were content to stay in and below the water, today’s group was lunge feeding as you will see in many of the photos below.




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