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They were spotted last week swimming around off the shores of St Ives and it seems there must be something around the Cornish coast that they like as more have been spotted this week too!
Surfers spotted the Whales again off Droskyn Point as the mammals breached the surface before their tales signalled them diving for the deep.
Cornwall Wildlife Trust says Humpback whales are the only species of whale in our waters that lift their tail before diving!
Experts say Humpback whales feed on krill and small fish including herring, sardine and anchovies, all of which are all found in the Cornish waters at this time of the year. The Gulf Stream current brings in warm water from across the Atlantic bringing an abundant amount of life to the nutrient and food-rich waters.
Other interesting facts about these magnificent animals include:
With The Valleys luxury cottages in Cornwall you have the perfect home away from home to come and explore Cornwall and its fantastic marine life…. Just remember to bring your binoculars!
Photo by: Zorankovacevic