Lonely Planet Writer

Drone captures Norwegian humpbacks hunting

Wildlife photographer Patrick Dykstra has captured spectacular footage of a group of humpback whales working together to hunt herring in the waters off northern Norway.

Humpback whales in Norway.
Humpback whales in Norway. Image by Anup Shah / CC BY-SA 2.0

Dykstra, from Denver, Colorado, saw around 100 humpbacks in the area when he filmed in November, and says it’s highly unusual to see whales coordinating their hunts in a ‘lunge feeding’ frenzy in this way. Read more: express.co.uk