humpback whales

  • Humpback whales have bushy blows, just like these two photographed in the St. Lawrence last week in the crisp, cold winter air. © Francis Paquet 2018 / 12 / 13

    Balloon-shaped Spouts

    Par Marie-Ève Muller / Observation of the week

    December 8: Gaspé Bay is glowing in the sun. A balloon-shaped spout erupts from the water surface, followed by a second one. Two black backs swim side by side. A black and white tail appears, then an...

  • 2018 / 10 / 30

    Whale Watching Tips

    Par Jasspreet Sahib /

    An encounter with the whales of the St. Lawrence is an awe-inspiring and unforgettable experience. The estuary is an exceptional area for watching them both from shore and on the water. Jacques Yves C...

  • 2018 / 10 / 18

    Beluga Bonanza

    Par Jasspreet Sahib / Observation of the week

    Yesterday a visitor at the Marine Mammal Interpretation Centre (CIMM) saw several belugas across the Saguenay Fjord through light flurries. “We saw at least 15-20 of them”, she said. The same day,...

  • 2015 / 05 / 06

    Whale Watching Tips

    Par balbleu15 /

    An encounter with the whales of the St. Lawrence is an awe-inspiring and unforgettable experience. The estuary is an exceptional area for watching them both from shore and on the water. Jacques Yves C...