Nfld. & Labrador

Welcome whales! Mammals visit St. John's harbour, Quidi Vidi

Whales and seals and fish, oh my!
A whale was spotted breeching in St. John's harbour. Photos of the visit were shared on Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism's Facebook page. (Jef Combdon/Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism)

Whales and seals and fish, oh my!

Whales put on a show in St. John's harbour and Quidi Vidi Sunday afternoon, spouting and coming to the surface.

Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism on Facebook shared a number of photos that were sent to its page Sunday. (Jef Combdon/Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism)

One whale in particular caught the eye of many people when it was seen in the narrows, coming into St. John's harbour.

Comments on Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism's Facebook page said there were also a lot of seals seen in the area where the whale was swimming.

A whale was spotted in St. John's harbour Sunday evening. Photos taken from the Battery were sent to Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism's Facebook page. (Jef Combdon/Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism)

Whales were also spotted off the coast of Torbay on Sunday.

O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours said its operators have seen whales feeding on herring around Bay Bulls and Witless Bay in recent weeks.