3 Gray Whales and Excellent Cetacean Diversity

3 Gray Whales and Excellent Cetacean Diversity Again the calm seas and excellent weather made whale finding and whale watching a dream come true.  Today the Condor Express located and watched three individual gray whales:  one mid-Channel, one on the west end of Santa Cruz Island, and the third a bit east of the famous Painted Cave. In addition to …

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Calm seas result in gray whale mating.

Calm seas result in gray whales mating. The  trip across the Santa Barbara Channel was smooth as silk today and we were lucky today to see gray whale mating.  A few seabirds such as phalaropes and shearwaters were observed mostly resting on the surface.  Later a northern fulmar sitting on the glassy surface would approach the Condor Express as we …

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Two California Gray Whales and Five Humpbacks spotted today

Two California Gray Whales and Five Humpbacks Report for Saturday, Cinco de Mayo Species counts: 2 Blue Whales 5 Humpback Whales 2 Gray Whales 10 Bottlenose Dolphins Fabulous sightings today.  The blues and humpbacks were lunge feeding on the surface.  Oh, yeah…this is spectacular stuff ! Call 888-77WHALE or 805-882-0088 to book your trip. Visit our website: http://www.CondorCruises.com ..or to view images …