Camera Critters #6; More Dolphins

Yesterday was spent cruising the Swan River.

The forecasted high winds did not eventuate and it was a pleasant day spent with friends.

We were honoured by some special visitors who decided to play around the boat for a while.

I know I posted some dolphins a couple of weeks ago in cloudy, dull conditions. These were in sunshine and even closer so I feel they deserved a viewing here in Camera Critters. Katney has a list of more Camera Critter Bloggers.

17 Responses

  1. Dolphins are at the top of my list of the coolest animals! I LOVE them. My boys do too. They’re so smart and fun and playful and beautiful. Thanks for sharing these great p hotos!

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  2. beautiful photos!

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  3. Oh you were so lucky to get such fantastic photos

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  4. Simply marvellous – thanks for the pleasure of looking at them.

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  5. I’ve never seen one.
    Never.
    I’m so envious!
    These are lovely photos!

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  6. Archi: Very nicely done, you can never post to many pictures of this great creature.

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  7. Beutiful animals, and how lucky you must be to actually have seen them for real!

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  8. River and this intriques me ???sandy

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  9. These photos are just beautiful. I grew up on the north east coast and the only thing we had following our boats were seagulls and sharks. I would have much preferred dolphins.

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  10. Really cool that you could capture the dolphins!

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  11. So beautiful and an excellent critters. we get them here, but i have never been close enough. Brilliant photography.

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  12. you must have been quick! :)

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  13. @ everyone, Thanks for the nice comments.

    @ Sandy, the Swan River is tidal and has large lake-like areas upstream – dolphins are quite common between Fremantle and Perth (12 miles) and I have have seen them a further three miles upstream from Perth. Google Swan River and look at the maps – it is quite impressive and up to 30 ft deep, if a little slow moving :)

    @ Truce, Yep, I had to be quick but it was made easier by being able to see them on their way up.

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  14. Thank you how glorious for you all !!! sandy

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  15. @ Sandy, yes. That is why those of us who live in Perth keep boring people about our Swan River – it is the biggest feature, the biggest playground that we have.

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  16. your shots worked really well- well done. Thanks for a great day. interesting site will have to keep exploring.

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  17. Thanks, it was a perfect day. Explore away :)

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