August 22, 2004
After breakfast I did some more photo identification. After lunch I went on the sky bridge to help re-sight a humpback. I was able to re-sight him for the scientists immediately, which is always a great feeling. This humpback whale kept us on a wild goose chase. He kept disappearing and I kept re-sighting him. We never got more than a dorsal fin photo, which is not good for identification. We finally gave up trying to get a good photo of this humpback, as it was also too choppy to send out the R1. It was an exceptionally cold day even though it was not windy. I had to cover my nose with my scarf and my fingers were frozen in my normally warm gloves. When I got back to my room, I put my fingers in warm water to thaw them out. Ouch! I later learned that is not the correct thing to do. What does a California girl know about frozen fingers?
Dinner was fantastic. After dinner I interviewed some of the scientists.
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