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23.3.2014 – ROBBE IM HAFEN, FINNWAL IM MEER

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Die erste Attraktion des Tages war eine Mönchsrobbe bei uns im Hafen von Calheta. Es gab viele Schaulustige und wir haben dann den Parque Natural angerufen und mit der zuständigen Biologin gesprochen, denn es war nicht klar ob es dem Tier gut geht. Weitere updates zu diesem Thema hier auf unserem Blog, sobald wir morgen neue Infos bekommen. Unsere Fahrt aufs Meer führte uns dann zu einem wohl fressenden Finnwal, dadurch gab es immer wieder längere Tauchphasen und es war spannend wo er wieder auftauchen wird. Das fotografieren wurde dann noch durch die Wellen erschwert.

First highlight of the day was the monk seal in the harbor of Calheta. There were lots of onlookers and we phoned the natural park and talked to the biologist because it wasn't clear if the animal was healthy or not. More updates about these seal here on our blog, as soon as we get more details. Our trip with Stenella brought us to a feeding fin whale, therefore the periods under water were longer than at the surface and it was exciting where he or she would come up again. Taking pictures was even got more difficult because of the waves.

Hoje foi um dia com dois pontos altos, o primeiro foi a visita do lobo marinho “Metade” na Marina da Calheta. Ligamos logo ao Parque Natural para informar do que se estava a passar e falamos com a bióloga porque não sabíamos se o animal se encontrava ferido. Vamos actualizando esta história aqui no blog. Depois saímos com o Stenella e encontramos uma baleia comum em alimentação, dai os períodos debaixo de água serem bastante longos, mas foi uma excitação nunca saber onde é que animal voltaria a aparecer. O fotografar hoje foi muito difícil uma vez que o mar encontrava se um pouco agitado.

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