990-133 - Just a split second before surfacing, a Beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) opens its blowhole to exhale ready to inhale when the blowhole has cleared the water. Beluga whales are an endangered and protected species in the St. Lawrence estuary, Canada
990-171 - Tiny water droplets catch the last light of the setting sun as this Finback whale (Balaenoptera physalus) exhales blasting the air compressed in its huge lungs high into the air. St. Lawrence estuary, Canada
988-231 - Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Tobermory Bay - home of Balamory TV show. This group of dolphins are resident in the Hebrides but are hard to find and not well understood. They rarely come into the this harbour but photographer Nic Davies was ready with his camera and kayak to get these great, low angle shots.