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Contributors » Tclenche » White-beaked Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris)

White-beaked Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris) discovered by Tclenche (#9857)

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Observed: February 20, 2018 @ 9:45 AM
Posted on: February 20, 2018 @ 1:03 PM (diff: 0 days)
A large pod of Dolphins 20+ members. I believe them to be white Beaked Dolphins based on the dorsal fin and side patterns. Feeding, jumping, swimming fast and then slow. Observed them over a 30 minute period as they swam from Petley past Lower Lance Cove and towards the open waters of Trinity Bay.

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By Elijah on 2/21/2018 11:36:10 PM

Incredible! Do dolphins pass by often? 

By Tclenche on 2/22/2018 9:07:05 AM

Dolphins are usually a fall visitor to this area. This is my first winter Dolphin sighting. I have asked other people here and no one can recall seeing Dolphins here in winter before this.

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