Birding Maine – Whale Watching for Birds, Part III

See Parts I and II here and here.

I don’t remember if I slipped, slid, jumped, or flew to the other side of the boat, but in an instant I was along the rail with my parents and Brian, watching in disbelief as a Finback Whale, 70 feet long, surfaced a second time barely 75 feet from the boat, its body gray and smooth and its dorsal fin small in comparison to its massive back. It spouted high into the air, and my heart jumped into my throat.

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Read the rest on the Bangor Daily News!

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