Northern Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata)
A mid-sized whale, black on the back and pink, white belly, with curved dorsal fin. Migratory whale spending summer in the arctic and winter in the tropics.
How To Identify
Black back, white, pink belly, and white stripe across the flippers are distinctive characteristics.
Where and When to Spot
I saw them only once in Tadoussac in late May, probably during their migration from South to Arctic.
Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
300.0 mm f/4.0
Focal Length 420mm
Shutter Speed 1/800s