Sightings for Wed Oct 13

Dolphin Lovers, Thick pea soup fog enveloped the Channel today and it was a monumental effort by Captain Dave that brought us two different species of Dolphins…   This is what the Condor Expressly saw: 25 Risso's Dolphins500 Common Dolphins 323 California Sea Lions Remember, we are the only full time whale watching boat on the Channel these days and we run trips  W, Th, F, …

Dolphin Day – 10/10/10

Friends of the Channel, It was a sparkling clear day on the Channel again today.  The sun was bright and the ocean was mirror glass.  And this is what the Condor Expressly saw: 200 Risso's Dolphins 800 Common Dolphins 50 California Sea Lions Remember, we are the only full time whale watching boat on the Channel these days and we run trips  W, …

Whale and Dolphin Sightings – Sat Oct 9

Friends of the Channel, It was a sparkling clear day on the Channel again today.  The sun was bright and the ocean was mirror glass.  And this is what the Condor Expressly saw: 1 Humpback Whale800 Common Dolphins (in two large groups)50 California Sea Lions Not only did we follow a friendly Humpback Whale right off the Harbor entrance, but our friends and …

Whale and Dolphin sightings for Fri Oct 8

Nature Lovers, It was a sparkling clear day on the Channel again today.  And this is what the Condor Expressly saw:   1 Humpback Whale (our old  pal “Rope”)1000 Common Dolphins (in two large groups and several smaller feeding pods)50 California Sea Lions75 Risso's Dolphins 1 Blue Shark The whales previously reported by the news media in the LA area have left and appear to …

Whale and Dolpin report for Sunday, October 3

Nature Lovers, It was dead calm  on the Channel again today but unfortunately, it was quite foggy.  Nonetheless, the eaglelike eyes of our Captain and crew penetrated the fog and put the Condor Express on the following wildlife:  1 Minke Whale1000 Common Dolphins (in two large groups and several smaller feeding pods)50 California Sea Lions15 Bottlenose Dolphins The whales previously reported by the news …

Whale and Dolphin report – Sat Oct 2

Nature Lovers, Wow.  What a magnificent day out on the Channel today.  It was dead calm with bright sun and balmy temperatures.  In the background, the glassy seas were framed by huge, white, billowing cumulus cloud formations.  Oh, and did I mention wildlife?  …here is what the Condor Expressly watched today:1 Humpback Whale1000 Common Dolphins (in two large groups and several smaller feeding pods)50 California Sea …

Whale and Dolphin Report – Friday, October 1st

Friends, We ran along Santa Cruz Island in an easterly direction today due to high winds reported west of SCI.   …and here is what the Condor Expressly watched today: 2 Humpback Whales 500 Common Dolphins 100 California Sea Lions 1 Bald Eagle BUT…numerous reports of Humpback and Blue Whales from are region are coming in across the Captain's hotline.  The whales previously …

report from the captain – Wed Sept 29

Friends, The Condor Express and crew had a well-needed boat maintenance day today, so we have no whale sightings to report. BUT…numerous reports of Humpback and Blue Whales from are region are coming in across the Captain's hotline.   Tomorrow should be really stunning on the Channel.  The whales reported down south off of LA have left and appear to be moving back into our …

Orcas!!!

Oh, man.  It was quite a special day today on the Channel…   …and this is what the Condor Expressly watched today:20 Common Dolphins0 California Sea Lions 5 Killer Whales, aka “Orcinus orca“ Even with all the recent Condor Express sightings of Blue Whales and Humpback Whales this week, we will always stop when we have the rare privilege of spotting the …

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