Dolphin pod snapped under early morning double rainbow near Eclipse Island, south of Albany

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VideoEbony King captured a magical image of a pod of dolphins under a double rainbow near Eclipse Island on Sunday morning.

An Albany woman captured a magical moment while out fishing on Sunday near Eclipse Island as a pod of dolphins swam past under a double rainbow.

The pod of about 10 dolphins swam alongside Ebony King as a double rainbow appeared in the sky.

Ms King said she decided to join her boyfriend fishing and described the moment as “perfect”.

“I haven’t actually seen that many dolphins in one spot before, I’ve seen a couple in the same spot but never that many,” she said.

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“They came towards us we’re looking at the sunrise so they kind of looked like shadows, and then they came right up to the front of the boat.

“They were jumping up and down, and there were little baby dolphins — there was heaps of them.”

Known for its yearly whale sightings, the south coast around Albany is also home to dolphin populations that can be seen playing in the waters along the coastline.

Double rainbows, also a common sighting around Albany, occur when light reflects within a raindrop twice.

Eclipse Island is around 17km south of Albany.

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