No photo obtained.
White belly, smaller when compared to Pink-footed.
Pods still in the area.
ID as per whale watch boat naturalist; multiple pods, total estimate for the day about 1,000.
At least a mile offshore!
Likely swallowed a fish hook or somesuch - erratic, distressed flapping. Whale watching staff tried to net it but were unsuccessful.
There were lots of black-vented shearwaters out there today, but this one looks a bit different to me -- ?
On humpback flukes, with barnacles.
Pod of several hundred, including many babies.
Large male flipping around a huge halibut at the surface, about a mile offshore. Other smaller sea lions backed off; not the gulls. Rafts of sea lions still following the humpbacks.
Dry, warm and snoring on the back of a boat.