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2022: the year of the Sei whale

For the joy of our passengers and crew, summer 2022 in Pico was characterised by an unprecedented high number of Sei whale sightings.

Baleen whale migration 2023: fun and science

Late March will see the official start of our baleen whale season 2023. Join us and enjoy close encounters with the biggest animals of all, while helping our scientific research activities!

The white Humpback whale

The extraordinary sighting of a white Humpback whale off the waters of Pico and Faial gives us the opportunity to explain the difference between albinism and leucism.

The spring migration of baleen whales (part 1)

Why baleen whales migrate and analysis of the data collected by CW Azores during their spring migration off Pico Island.

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.

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!

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.