Are there any whale watching terms I should know?

​Group of whales – ‘Pod’

Mother – ‘Cow’

Father – ‘Bull’

Baby – ‘Calf’

When a Whale jumps out of the water – ‘breaching’

When a Whales tail comes out of the water as it dives- ‘fluke’

When a Whale sticks its head out of the water – its just like a person treading water – ‘spyhopping‘ or when close to the vessel ’eyeballing

When a pod approaches a Whale Watching for a long time – “mugging or to be mugged’

When a whale dives, it creates a glassy, round swirl on the water – ‘whales footprint