Whale-o-Rama Thurs Nov 4

Santa Barbara Channel Lovers, Well it's November 4th and summer is finally here.  What a spectacular day on the Channel today, as Captain Mat took the Eastern route and was not disappointed… …this is what the Condor Expressly saw:  700 Common Dolphins  4 Humpbacks  (including our pal “Rope” and more Humpbacks not counted in the distance)10 Risso's Dolphins  100 Sea Lions  I know I'm going …

Whale report – Wed Nov 3

Santa Barbara Channel Lovers, What a nice day out on the East Channel today.   Hot, summer weather, clear and sunny skies and the animals were amazing.. …this is what the Condor Expressly saw:  600 Common Dolphins  1 Humpbacks  25 Risso's Dolphins  100 Sea Lions  What a day!  Remember, we are the only full time whale watching boat on the Channel these days and we run trips  …

Sunday, Haloween, Oct 31 Whales and Dolphins

Santa Barbara Channel Lovers,  What a nice day out on the Channel today.   Balmy weather, clear and sunny skies and the animals were amazing..  …this is what the Condor Expressly saw: 1000 Common Dolphins  (in 4 groups with a few high jumpers)3 Humpbacks  (one was probably our friend “Rope”) 100 Risso's Dolphins (near the Painted Cave and the west end of Santa Cruz)100 …

Saturday’s Whales and Dolphins

Greetings,  The rain blew threw before dawn and the Channel was spectacular and clear as a bell…  …this is what the Condor Expressly saw: 1000 Common Dolphins  (in 4 groups)1 Humpback50 Sea Lions  What a day!  Remember, we are the only full time whale watching boat on the Channel these days and we run trips  W, Th, F, Sa and Sun.  You …

Friday’s whale report

Whale and dolphin lovers,  Another day in paridise and…  …this is what the Condor Expressly saw: 1200 Common Dolphins  (in 4 groups)1 Humpbacks 112 Sea Lions  What a day!  Remember, we are the only full time whale watching boat on the Channel these days and we run trips  W, Th, F, Sa and Sun.  You never know on a day to day basis …

Whale and Dolphin Sightings for Wed Oct 27

Friends, The male Humpbacks are starting to act frisky around the females in the Channel, and…  …this is what the Condor Expressly saw: 1500 Common Dolphins  (in 4 groups)3 Humpbacks (one female, two males fighting over her?)    What a day!  Remember, we are the only full time whale watching boat on the Channel these days and we run trips  W, Th, …

Dolphin Madness – Sat Oct 23

Friends, A cool, Fall day out on the Channel.  Light winds and calm seas framed by a variety of light and dark clouds.  The Condor Express headed to the far eastern end of the Channel and circumnavigated Anacapa Island in search of cetaceans…   …this is what the Condor Expressly saw: 1500 Common Dolphins  (in 4 groups)200 Offshore Bottlenose Dolphins (in 2 groups) 50 Risso's Dolphins …

Whales and dolphins – Thurs Oct 21

Friends,  A nice day on the Channel and the whales were on our side of it…    …this is what the Condor Expressly saw: 3 Humpback Whales  (including our personal pal, “Rope”)1000 Common Dolphins 500 California Sea Lions 1 Mola mola (ocean sunfish) What a day!  Remember, we are the only full time whale watching boat on the Channel these days and …

Another Wild October Day ! Sunday, Oct 17

Dolphin and Whale Lovers, Another overcast yet absolutely calm ocean surface today.  Captain Mat found a huge feeding frenzy to the East and…  …this is what the Condor Expressly saw: 8 Humpback Whales  (including our personal pal, “Rope”)6 Minke Whales2500 Common Dolphins 1000 California Sea Lions What a day!  Remember, we are the only full time whale watching boat on the Channel these days and we run …

Species Diversity Madness – report for Sat Oct 16

Dolphin and Whale Lovers, An overcast yet absolutely “mill pond oily glass” ocean surface today.  Captain Dave and his crew did it again!  This is what the Condor Expressly saw: 2 Humpback Whales 1 Minke Whale50 Risso's Dolphins1500 Common Dolphins 400 California Sea Lions What a day!  Remember, we are the only full time whale watching boat on the Channel these days and we run trips  W, …