José Javier Delgado Esteban

Photographer
Humpback Whales of the South Pacific
Location: Spain
Nationality: Spanish
Biography: I am a multi award-winning visual artist, photographer and new media developer. Throughout my early professional life in Spain I developed a strong interest in all aspects of photography, moving image, environmental, space sciences and natural... MORE
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Humpback Whales of the South Pacific
Copyright José Javier Delgado Esteban 2024
Updated Apr 2023
Location Kingdom of Tonga
Topics environment [featured]
Summary
In the Summer of 2014, we spent some time in the South Pacific Archipelago of Vava'u in The Kingdom of Tonga documenting the migration of the Humpback whales from the cold food-rich waters of the Antarctic Ocean to the warm shallow waters of Polynesia.
In the Summer of 2014, we spent some time in the South Pacific Archipelago of Vava'u in The Kingdom of Tonga or Friendly Islands as James Cook called them after visiting them extensively in his second voyage of discovery of the South Pacific.

We were documenting the migration of the Humpback whales from the cold food-rich waters of the Antarctic Ocean to the warm shallow waters of Tonga.
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