An excellent “Indian Summer” California whale watching adventure.

Bob PerryCalifornia Whale Watching, common dolphins, Condor Express, humpback whale, humpback whales, minke whale, Santa Barbara Channel, Sea birds, sea lion, Southern California whale watching, Uncategorized

humpback whales

An excellent “Indian Summer” whale watch adventure. It was hard to travel very far on the Condor Express today without dozens of pesky common dolphins coming over and doing their tricks. After all, we were headed to the northeast Santa Barbara Channel to find the big whales, and these little guys are so adorable and they were particularly beautiful to … Read More

Rope the humpback slaps a pesky sea lion.

Bob Perryhumpback whale, humpback whales, Santa Barbara Channel, sea lion, whale watching trips

Rope the humpback slaps a pesky sea lion. Out on the feeding grounds in the Santa Barbara Channel there was spectacular weather today. It was warm and sunny with practically unlimited visibility from Pt. Mugu to Pt. Conception. There were plenty of spouts to see as they stood out brightly against the blue sky. We had four, then two more … Read More

Drop Dead Gorgeous Day with Santa Barabara Channel Full of Life

Bob PerryCalifornia, California Whale Watching, dolphin, humpback whale, humpback whale watching, minke whale, Santa Barbara Channel, sea lion, Southern California whale watching

Drop Dead Gorgeous & Full of Life Wow! What conditions we had this morning as we left the dock at 8am heading for the northeast Channel. Clear blue skies, oily glass surface, zero wind and a perfect temperature…excellent conditions for spotting spouts. Not long after we cleared the offshore oil platform rig line the amount of life in the water … Read More

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

Bob Perryblue whale, Dall's Porpoise, dolphin, sea lion, Uncategorized

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 … Read More

Two trips today – a humpback whale goes crazy on the afternoon trip

Bob Perryblue whale, dolphin, humpback whale, sea lion, Uncategorized

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Daily Whale and Dolphin Report: TWO TRIPS TODAY ! Here are the species we watched closely today: MORNING TRIP: 4 Blue Whales 11 Humpback Whale 2000 Common Dolphins (see special notes below) AFTERNOON TRIP: 3 Blue whales 16 Humpback whale (see notes below) On the morning adventure, while watching whales out on the feeding grounds, we … Read More

So many humpback whales and blue whales – plus, we got mugged

Bob Perryblue whale, humpback whale, sea lion, Uncategorized

Saturday, August 18, 2012 Daily Whale and Dolphin Report: Here are the species we watched closely today: 12 Blue Whales (many many more spouts all around us today) 22 Humpback Whale (a few more seen with binoculars) 1000 Common Dolphins Many packs of juvenile California sea lions pestering the whales Extreme summer conditions out on the grounds today with calm … Read More

Humpback and blue whales and Risso’s Dolphins

Bob Perryblue whale, dolphin, humpback whale, sea lion, Uncategorized

August 10, 2012 Daily Whale and Dolphin Report: Here are the species we watched closely today: 4 Blue Whales (more in binocular range) 4 Humpback Whale (including “Rope”…read below) 200 Risso’s Dolphins 500 Common Dolphins Lots of sea lions Tomorrow’s trip is a private charter through the American Cetacean Society. Call 888-77WHALE or 805-882-0088 to book your trip. Bob Perry

A great variety of species and a lot of blue whales

Bob Perryblue whale, dolphin, fin whale, humpback whale, minke whale, sea lion, Uncategorized

Aug 9, 2012 Daily Whale and Dolphin Report: Here are the species we watched closely today: 8 Blue Whales (more in binocular range) 2 Humpback Whale (including “Rope”…read below) 2 Fin Whales 1 Minke Whale 500 Common Dolphins 2 rehabilitated sea lions released (read below) The breeze was less today and at first there was a little overcast out on … Read More