Cetaceans around Madeira, June 2017

June is normally one of the best months for whale and dolphin watching off Madeira as the ocean tends to be calmer and as the sea water temperature raises we get more cetacean species passing by. So lets see what June has reserved for us!

Week 24: From 19th to the 25th of June 2017
Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus
Bryde's whale Balaenoptera edeni
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus
Blainville's beaked whale Mesoplodon densirostris
Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus
Common Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Short-beaked Common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Atlantic spotted dolphin Stenella frontalis

Week 23: From 12th to the 18th of June 2017
Atlantic spotted dolphin Stenella frontalis
Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba
Risso's dolphin Grampus griseus
Short-beaked Common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Common Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus
Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus

Atlantic spotted dolphin Stenella frontalis

Week 22: From 5th to the 11th of June 2017
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus
Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus
False killer whale Pseudorca crassidens
Blainville's beaked whale Mesoplodon densirostris
Common Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Short-beaked Common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Atlantic spotted dolphin Stenella frontalis

Week 21: From 29th of May to the 4th of June 2017
Atlantic spotted dolphin Stenella frontalis
Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba
Short-beaked Common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Common Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus

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