Viewing: Head of the Bight

May 8

May 8, 2014

Southern Right Whale - SA Whale Centre - May 2014

2014 whale migration season – First sightings in

The whale watching season is off to an early start in South Australia, with several sightings reported via the SA Whale Centre’s log in recent weeks. From late autumn through to spring, Humpback and Southern Right Whales appear more frequently in nearshore waters as they migrate northwards from the Antarctic to calve and rear their young. The first Southern Right whale... Read more

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Dec 7

December 7, 2001

Southern Right Whale - SA Whale Centre - May 2014

Entangled Southern Right whale dies in Head of Bight whale sanctuary

Author: Sue Gibbs Office for Coast and Marine, National Parks and Wildlife, SA Each winter Southern Right whales migrate north from their sub-Antarctic feeding areas into warmer waters to find mates and to calve. The base of the spectacular cliffs, in the Great Australian Bight Marine Park, South Australia is one location where many of these great whales gather. The... Read more

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