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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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California Whale Watching Trip Spots Minke and Humpback Whales

California Whale Watching Report Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Trip Sightings Report: California whales were spotted today and included Minke and Humpback whales. The crystal clear, blue water and warm, hazy sun made for spectacular whale watching.  There are bait balls all over the northeastern Channel.  The birds and mammals are feeding, and it is a great time for Southern California …