More feeding humpback whales today

We watched two adult humpback whales today mixed in with 1,500 or so common dolphins feeding on anchovies. One of the humpbacks we recognize as having an all white tail and very heavy white scarring across the back. The other whale was our friend with the prop scar. Early fog burned off to ideal sea conditions on the Channel today. …

Minke whales breaching a bunch

Minke whales breaching a bunch. Captain Dave and the Crew of the Condor Express motored out towards the southern Channel today to search for that elusive mother-calf humpback whale pair that has been entertaining the fans off and on for about a month. The farther we ran south, the worse the sea conditions got. Prudence over valor led the crew …

Four Minke whales and thousands of dolphins

Four Minke whales and thousands of dolphins. Four user-friendly Minke whales and thousands of dolphins were watched today out on the northeastern Channel flats. The crew of the Condor Express report that the magnificent sea conditions have continued the entire Labor Day weekend. Warm weather, tropical clouds, clear water and great visibility for spotting spouts was the norm again today. …

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A trip to Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island and blue whales too.

Saturday, August 25, 2012 Daily Whale and Dolphin Report: Here are the species we watched closely today: 2 Blue Whales 1100 Common Dolphins 10 Dall’s Porpose 20+ Northern Elephant Seals (on the beach) Hundreds of California sea lions (on the beach) NOTES: A wonderful adventure to the far west Channel and San Miguel Island today, including a visit to beautiful …