Latest Migration Data
Also on the 8th were 19 whales, including two mother/calf pairs, in the Great South Channel critical habitat. Their approximate positions were:
Several days later on April 13, 15 whales were seen again in the shipping lanes around
On April 14-15, two right whales (suspected to be a mother and calf but not documented) were sighted close to
shore off East Hampton, NY. They were surface feeding and working up and down about a 3/4 mile stretch of beach
according to the National Marine Fisheries Service Right Whale Network
Also on the 15th, 7 right whales were seen in the vicinity of the Narragansett Bay and Buzzards Bay traffic lanes (shipping lanes that head north towards Newport, RI and northeast towards the Cape Cod Canal)
Four days later 23 whales were seen just north of there at:
and on the 16th, one whale was sighted close to shore in Cape Cod Bay, approximately one mile north of the Cape Cod Canal.
Other whales have been sighted close to shore off Long Island, Rhode Island and Nantucket.