Waiting for whales

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It's whale season here on the east coast of Australia, and since Jervis Bay sticks out from the coast like a big barnacle, we get quite a lot of action. If you time it right, you can see Humpbacks and Southern Right whales (to name just two species) as they swim north towards the warmer tropical waters to breed and give birth over the winter. I have spent many hours perched on rocks and cliff-tops, or in boats, waiting for whales. Sometimes resident sea eagles, and other sea birds, put on a better show. Or seals and dolphins, or the gorgeous coastline. It never really matters. There's always something to, er, sea.

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