Last week saw an unprecedented event off the Yorkshire coast - the presence of at least 9 Minke Whales and a Sei Whale to the north of Filey Brigg. They seemed to have been attracted by a very generous food source - perhaps an abundance of Sand eels. Unfortunately, I was booked to go away, so I missed them. When I belatedly went looking for them yesterday they hadn't been spotted for a couple of days. However, Tuesday am stalwart David Tasker went for them on the best day, last Friday, and managed these pictures of a whale surfacing and scattering some Auks.
Also included are David's photos of a Black-throated Diver he was lucky enough to photograph on a recent trip to Scotland.
All photos (c) 2013 David Tasker