Another epic day of Southern California Whale Watching

Eight humpback whales with lots more in two areas surveyed on an epic day for Southern California Whale Watching. Several distant breaches and some tail lobbing was observed. We approached one humpback whale from a distance as it continually slapped its mighty pectoral fin on the water for many minutes. Others were working areas of obviously high productivity as indicated …

Yet another gorgeous day full of marine life in the Santa Barbara Channel

Total score: Gray whales = 12++ Risso’s dolphins = 25 long beaked common dolphins = 1525 California sea lions = 500 Today the Condor Express pushed out through the Santa Cruz Channel and into the open sea of the Pacific Ocean south of the Santa Barbara Channel Islands. It was a gorgeous day full of marine life…sunny, warm, clear skies …

Killer Whales in the Santa Barbara Channel

Killer whales feeding next to Condor Express Summary: 8 killer whales 2 gray whales 6 Dall’s porpoise 15 Risso’s dolphins 1,000 long beaked common dolphins minus one dozens of sea lions minus one For the 2nd straight day the Condor Express has encountered killer whales in the Channel. Today we ran across to Santa Cruz Island and found 8 orcas. …

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Spectacular Santa Barbara Channel Fall Whale Watching

Sunday, September 16, 2012 Santa Barbara Channel Trip Sightings Report: Here are the species we watched closely today in the Santa Barbara Channel: 2 Humpback whales 4 Minke whales 200 Risso’s Dolphins 1,000 Common Dolphins NOTES: The two humpback whales included Rope again Today there were quite a few minke whales, and a nice herd of Risso’s dolphins. As usual, …

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Minke whales today

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 Daily Whale and Dolphin Report: Here are the species we watched closely today: 3 Minke Whales 3000 Common Dolphins 15 Risso’s Dolphins NOTES: Good conditions on the Channel today. Call 888-77WHALE or 805-882-0088 to book your whale trip. Best fishes, have a WHALE of a day and OCEANS of fun! Bob Perry