Whale watching season underway in Sydney

Whales migrate from southern regions to north from June 1, the first day of winter in New South Wales
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A humpback whale is seen at the beginning of whale watching season during a Manly Whale Watching tour on June 8, 2011 in Sydney, Australia (Getty Images)
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The first day of winter in New South Wales, June 1st, marks the start of the Humpback and southern right whales migration from southern regions to the north to warmer waters (Getty Images)
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Whale watchers should expect to have plenty to see with the whale population increasing each year. The migration north continues through July and with the whales returning between September and November (Getty Images)
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Spotters look for humpback whales at the beginning of whale watching season during a Manly Whale Watching tour on June 8, 2011 in Sydney, Australia (Getty Images)
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Tourists watch humpback whales at the beginning of whale watching season during a Manly Whale Watching tour on June 8, 2011 in Sydney, Australia (Getty Images)
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A whale expert points out humpback whales to tourists at the beginning of whale watching season during a Manly Whale Watching tour on June 8, 2011 in Sydney (Getty Images)
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Two humpback whales are seen at the beginning of whale watching season during a Manly Whale Watching tour on June 8, 2011 in Sydney, Australia (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
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The first day of winter in New South Wales, June 1st, marks the start of the Humpback and southern right whales migration from southern regions to the north to warmer waters (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)