Humpback whales outside of New York City

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Damn, I went up to Alaska to see whales and they are in my backyard. Not really backyard but only 90 miles away.

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    Where is that?
     
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    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Breezy Point. Don't know where that is, you locals probably do.

    Gotham Whale, which runs public whale-watching trips aboard American Princess Cruisesfrom Breezy Point, photo-cataloged 29 individual humpback whales feeding in New York waters from the beginning of the spring/summer feeding season through the end of July 2014.

    That’s compared to 43 whales for all of the 2013 season, 25 in 2013, and only five in 2011.

    Mendy Garron, a marine mammal specialist with NOAA, told the New York Post: “Humpback whales are in the North Atlantic this time of year for feeding. Increase or longer presence in certain areas usually mean that there is an abundant food source.”
     
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    Turn off the alarm it was just Robin O.bese Quivers trying to swim.
     
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    Thar she blows

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    Are they hard to catch? What do they taste like? Look large.
     
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    Breezy is the tip of rockaway. It IS NYC.

    Very badly destroyed in hurricane sandy. Then 80 homes burnt down.

    Called the Irish Riviera.
     
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    Burly Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I didn't know you guys had whales out there. Whoa.
     
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    When it comes to physical size an adult humpback whale can grow to an average length of 40-60 ft. long and weigh as much as 44 tons.
     
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    Dozens upon dozens of whales here every year for the past couple decades along with hundreds of porpoises, I guess the Humpbacks are a bit rarer.

    The fish you see them eating in the photo are menhaden.
     
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    I read in the paper that the waters off of Long Island are now producing more food for whales, sharks and dolphins to eat
     
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    Awesome photos btw, thanks for posting
     
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    So not quite as big as Robin, you say?