Whale and Dolpin report for Sunday, October 3

Bob PerryUncategorized

Nature Lovers, It was dead calm  on the Channel again today but unfortunately, it was quite foggy.  Nonetheless, the eaglelike eyes of our Captain and crew penetrated the fog and put the Condor Express on the following wildlife:  1 Minke Whale1000 Common Dolphins (in two large groups and several smaller feeding pods)50 California Sea Lions15 Bottlenose Dolphins The whales previously reported by the news … Read More

Whale and Dolphin report – Sat Oct 2

Bob PerryUncategorized

Nature Lovers, Wow.  What a magnificent day out on the Channel today.  It was dead calm with bright sun and balmy temperatures.  In the background, the glassy seas were framed by huge, white, billowing cumulus cloud formations.  Oh, and did I mention wildlife?  …here is what the Condor Expressly watched today:1 Humpback Whale1000 Common Dolphins (in two large groups and several smaller feeding pods)50 California Sea … Read More

Whale and Dolphin Report – Friday, October 1st

Bob PerryUncategorized

Friends, We ran along Santa Cruz Island in an easterly direction today due to high winds reported west of SCI.   …and here is what the Condor Expressly watched today: 2 Humpback Whales 500 Common Dolphins 100 California Sea Lions 1 Bald Eagle BUT…numerous reports of Humpback and Blue Whales from are region are coming in across the Captain's hotline.  The whales previously … Read More

report from the captain – Wed Sept 29

Bob PerryUncategorized

Friends, The Condor Express and crew had a well-needed boat maintenance day today, so we have no whale sightings to report. BUT…numerous reports of Humpback and Blue Whales from are region are coming in across the Captain's hotline.   Tomorrow should be really stunning on the Channel.  The whales reported down south off of LA have left and appear to be moving back into our … Read More

Orcas!!!

Bob PerryUncategorized

Oh, man.  It was quite a special day today on the Channel…   …and this is what the Condor Expressly watched today:20 Common Dolphins0 California Sea Lions 5 Killer Whales, aka “Orcinus orca“ Even with all the recent Condor Express sightings of Blue Whales and Humpback Whales this week, we will always stop when we have the rare privilege of spotting the … Read More

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Bob PerryUncategorized

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Captain’s Log – Sunday Sept 26

Bob PerryUncategorized

The Captain reports the following:  A gorgeous summer/fall day on the Channel…great conditions for sighting mammals.  …and this is what the Condor Expressly watched today:100 Common Dolphins50 California Sea Lions 3 Blue Whales  If the conditions hold, tomorrow should be equally stunning on the Channel.  You never know on a day to day basis what mother nature has in store.  But it … Read More

Sightings from the Condor Express – Sat Sept 25

Bob PerryUncategorized

Nature Lovers,   A gorgeous summer/fall day on the Channel…great conditions for sighting mammals.  Today we worked over the mid-Channel region and had huge success! …and this is what the Condor Expressly watched today:1000+ Common Dolphins500 California Sea Lions 2 Humpback Whales Now for the “real” story: The ocean was mirror glass and never had more than 5 knots of gentle breeze all day.  … Read More

Whale and Dolphin sightings for Fri Sept 24

Bob PerryUncategorized

Whale and Dolphin afficianados! A gorgeous summer/fall day on the Channel…great conditions for sighting mammals.  Today we searched the western Channel,San Miguel Island and the Cod Hole feeding grounds. Here is what the Condor Expressly watched today:2,000+ Common Dolphins (several huge megapods)1,000 California Sea Lions (in mobs of 100 or more at a time)200 Risso's Dolphins1 Humpback Whale  If the conditions hold, tomorrow … Read More

Whales and Dolphins – Thursday Sept 23

Bob PerryUncategorized

Friends, A beautiful day on the Channel…great conditions for sighting mammals.  Today we searched the western Channel and San Miguel Island feeding grounds. Here is what the Condor Expressly watched today:1,000+ Common Dolphins (a true megapod)100 California Sea Lions 100 Risso's Dolphins 2 Blue Whales   If the conditions hold, we may go east tomorrow.  You never know on a day … Read More