Stunning aerial footage reveals rare whale species off Southern California

Stunning aerial footage reveals rare whale species off Southern California
Stunning aerial footage reveals rare whale species off Southern California

A drone pilot has captured rare and stunning footage showing a Bryde’s whale swimming three miles off Newport Beach, Calif. Bryde’s whales are more commonly found in tropical waters – they’re often referred to as tropical whales – but small numbers of these whales have appeared off Southern California for three consecutive summers. Mark Girardeau