Category:
Whales and Dolphins

The Right whale to save (not to kill!)

An update on the species status from the time when, back in 2009, we were gifted with a sighting of a North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) in Pico.

The Cuvier's beaked whale is the champion of deep diving

The Cuvier's beaked whale is the deepest diving mammal, having reached the amazing depth of 2992 metres.

Encounters with Blue whales in Pico

Have you ever wanted to see a Blue whale, hear it blow and smell its breathe? Join CW Azores on Pico Island and experience all this!

Baby sitting in Sperm whales

Social responsibility in Sperm whales entails baby sitting and suckling each other's babies, a behaviour known as allosuckling.

Sifting through the baleen

Telling Fin whales from Sei whales is not always easy. However, there are a few tips and tricks that can greatly help species identification.