Whalewatching around Madeira - species report September 2017

September is a migration month for many marine wildlife and it is a good month to get some not so common cetacean species on the ocean around Madeira island. It has been quite windy on the East side of Madeira which makes it difficult to spot the whales or dolphins or even to run the whalewatching trips as well... So let's see which surprising species we will get this month.

Week 38: From 25th of September to the 1st of October 2017
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus
Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus
Common Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Risso's dolphin Grampus griseus
Atlantic spotted dolphin Stenella frontalis
Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba
Blainville's beaked whale Mesoplodon densirostris
Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis
Bryde's whale Balaenoptera edeni

Week 37: From 18th to 24th of September 2017
Short-beaked Common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Common Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus
Bryde's whale Balaenoptera edeni

Week 36: From 11th to 17th of September 2017
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus
Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus
Common Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Rough-toothed dolphin Steno bredanensis
Short-beaked Common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Atlantic spotted dolphin Stenella frontalis
Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba
Bryde's whale Balaenoptera edeni

Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus

Week 35: From 4th to 10th of September 2017
Bryde's whale Balaenoptera edeni
Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus
Short-finned pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus
Common Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Rough-toothed dolphin Steno bredanensis
Short-beaked Common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Atlantic spotted dolphin Stenella frontalis
Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba

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