Another high diversity whale watching summer excursion.

Bob Perrywhale watching, whale watching trips

Captain Mat reports from the Condor Express the following tally for today: 1 humpback whale – good tail fluking 6 blue whales – great looks 1 minke whale 1500 common dolphins 2 ocean sunfish (Mola mola) Overcast skies and a very gentle breeze made nature watching very enjoyable today. Hope to see you soon Bob Perry Condor Express

A gray whale in July ! No lie !

Bob Perrygray whales, whale watching trips

The talley: 1 gray whale 2 humpback whales* 3 blue whales* 1 minke whale* 2,000+ common dolphins 1 ocean sunfish (Mola mola) 50+ California sea lions (* = more seen in the area) We had good lateral visibility under a marine layer of clouds today. Nary a breath of wind to be had, and thus the ocean surface was pretty … Read More

Gray Whale Season Ends with a bang.

Bob Perrygray whale season

The 2012-2013 gray whale season has officially ended for the Condor and Condor Express team. We are now off to deeper waters in search of humpbacks, blues, minkes, and fin back whales. Today was glassy, calm, overcast and foggy for the first 2 trips of the day. The sun came out with a light breeze in the late afternoon. Even … Read More

Dec 22 – FIVE KILLER WHALES !

Bob Perrykiller whale, orca, Uncategorized

Summary 5 Orcinus orca (killer whales) 1 gray whale 1 minke whale 500 long beaked common dolphins lots of California sea lions As light rain was approaching from the western Santa Barbara Channel, the Condor Express ran far to the east to find great weather and sea conditions and abundant wild life. The highlight of the trip was approximately one … Read More

Three California Humpback whales spotted today

Bob PerryCalifornia Whale Watching, humpback whale, Uncategorized

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California Humpback whales spotted today Sunday, Oct. 21 Three California Humpback whales spotted today. Rope and her humpback compadres continued to thrill the whale watchers in the Santa Barbara Channel today. In addition, two minke whales were seen as the eastern Channel is full of bait fish. Abundant marine bird populations were also there to take advantage of the food … Read More

Blue Whales, Humpbacks and a Minke Whale

Bob Perryblue whale, dolphin, humpback whale, minke whale

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Whale Lovers, Here are the species we watched closely today: 4 Humpback Whales 2 Blue Whales 1 Minke Whale 1,000 Common Dolphins Moderate breeze, small waves, but very sunny skies made it fairly easy to spot the blue whales and humpback whales today. Gorgeous! Call 888-77WHALE or 805-882-0088 to book your trip. Click here to see … Read More

An abundance of humpback whales.

Bob Perryblue whale, dolphin, humpback whale, minke whale

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July 31, 2012: We are seeing a great abundance of humpback whales all together with a few blue whales on their feeding grounds. In addition there have been common dolphins every day as well Here are the species we watched closely today: 7 Humpback Whales (more in the binocular range) 1 Blue Whale 3,000 Common Dolphins 3 shy Minke Whales … Read More