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      Sightings Log

      For Capt. Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari

      Monthly dolphin and whale sightings-at-a-glance plus our whale watching sightings log, updated daily.

      Extremely up close Humpback Whale tail

      Humpback whale, by staff photographer Steve Plantz, during our whale watching safari.

      2016 Whale Watching Stats At-A-Glance

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      Sightings Log

      For Capt. Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari

      Monthly dolphin and whale sightings-at-a-glance plus our whale watching sightings log, updated daily.

      When is the best time to see whales in California?

      You can see whales and dolphins off the coast of Dana Point, California, all year long!

      May through November you can see blue whales, humpback whales, fin whales, and more. Between December and May, Dana Point whale watchers can see migrating gray whales, as well as fin whales, humpback whales, minke whales, and more. All year round several species of dolphins can be viewed, sometimes in mega-pods as large as 10,000! And throughout the year, rare species of whales and dolphins such as orcas (killer whales), Bryde’s whales, pilot whales, and sperm whales could be seen. Southern California has more dolphins and more blue whales than anywhere else in the world.

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      Dolphin & Whale Sightings, By Month

      Frequently Seen in January:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Fin Whales, Gray Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions

      Infrequently Seen in January:

      Whales: Humpback Whales, False Killer Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, Mola Mola, Sharks

      Frequently Seen in February:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Fin Whales, Gray Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions

      Infrequently Seen in February:

      Whales: Humpback Whales, False Killer Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, Mola Mola, Sharks

      Frequently Seen in March:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Fin Whales, Gray Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions

      Infrequently Seen in March:

      Whales: Blue Whales, Gray Whales with Calves, False Killer Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, Mola Mola, Sharks

      Frequently Seen in April:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Fin Whales, Gray Whales with Calves, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions

      Infrequently Seen in April:

      Whales: Blue Whales, False Killer Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, Mola Mola, Sharks

      Frequently Seen in May:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Gray Whales with Calves, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions

      Infrequently Seen in May:

      Whales: False Killer Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, Mola Mola, Sharks

      Frequently Seen in June:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Mola Mola, Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions

      Infrequently Seen in June:

      Dolphins: Pacific White-sided Dolphins

      Whales: Bryde’s Whales, False Killer Whales, Gray Whales, Orcas (Killer Whale), Pilot Whales Sei Whales 

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, Sharks

      Frequently Seen in July:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Mola Mola, Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions, Sharks

      Infrequently Seen in July:

      Dolphins: Pacific White-sided Dolphins

      Whales: Bryde’s Whales, False Killer Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales, Sei Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals

      Frequently Seen in August:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Mola Mola, Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions, Sharks

      Infrequently Seen in August:

      Dolphins: Pacific White-sided Dolphins

      Whales: Bryde’s Whales, False Killer Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales, Sei Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals

      Frequently Seen in September:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Mola Mola, Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions, Sharks

      Infrequently Seen in September:

      Dolphins: Pacific White-sided Dolphins

      Whales: Bryde’s Whales, False Killer Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales, Sei Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals

      Frequently Seen in October:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions

      Infrequently Seen in October:

      Dolphins: Pacific White-sided Dolphins

      Whales: False Killer Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales, Sei Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, Mola Mola, Sharks

      Frequently Seen in November:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions

      Infrequently Seen in November:

      Dolphins: Pacific White-sided Dolphins

      Whales: Blue Whales, False Killer Whales, Gray Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Pilot Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, Mola Mola, Sharks

      Frequently Seen in December:

      Dolphins: Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins

      Whales: Fin Whales, Gray Whales, Minke Whales 

      Other: Pelagic Birds, Sea Lions

      Infrequently Seen in December:

      Whales: Blue Whales, False Killer Whales, Humpback Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales),  Pilot Whales

      Other: Elephant Seals, Harbor Seals, Mola Mola, Sharks

      2017 Daily Sightings Log

      DateNo. of TripsSightings
      Sept 2121,100 Common Dolphins
      Sept 2011 Humpback Whale, 1,000 Common Dolphins
      Sept 1911 Blue Whale, 40 Common Dolphins
      Sept 1811 Minke Whale, 500 Common Dolphins
      Sept 1736 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 2 Minke Whales, 1,350 Common Dolphins, 50 Risso's Dolphins
      Sept 1632 Humpback Whales, 2,700 Common Dolphins
      Sept 1531 Humpback Whale, 1 Minke Whale, 1,400 Common Dolphins
      Sept 1422 Minke Whales, 2,200 Common Dolphins
      Sept 1311 Minke Whale, 1,000 Common Dolphins
      Sept 1222 Minke Whales, 2,000 Common Dolphins
      Sept 1111,000 Common Dolphins, 3 Mola Mola
      Sept 1022,500 Common Dolphins
      Sept 951,350 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      Sept 852,030 Common Dolphins
      Sept 733,500 Common Dolphins
      Sept 60No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Sept 52300 Common Dolphins
      Sept 432 Fin Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 175 Common Dolphins, 2 Great White Sharks
      Sept 354 Blue Whales, 1,635 Common Dolphins
      Sept 254 Blue Whales, 1,100 Common Dolphins
      Sept 121,500 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      Aug 31180 Common Dolphins, 30 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Aug 3012 Humpback Whales, 1 Bryde's Whale, 500 Common Dolphins
      Aug 291100 Common Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      Aug 2831 Minke Whale, 1,350 Common Dolphins
      Aug 2732,400 Common Dolphins, 40 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Aug 2665,230 Common Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      Aug 2555 Humpback Whales, 2,850 Common Dolphins, 30 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Aug 2433 Humpback Whales, 700 Common Dolphins, 1 Mako Shark, 1 Mola Mola
      Aug 2322,000 Common Dolphins
      Aug 222230 Common Dolphins, 40 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Aug 211300 Common Dolphins
      Aug 2042 Humpback Whales, 1,350 Common Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      Aug 1982,200 Common Dolphins, 6 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mako Shark, 1 Flying Fish, 2 Mola Mola
      Aug 1832 Minke Whales, 100 Common Dolphins, 25 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Aug 174900 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      Aug 162100 Common Dolphins
      Aug 15430 Common Dolphins, 8 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Aug 1441 Fin Whale, 1,700 Common Dolphins
      Aug 1351 Blue Whale, 1,600 Common Dolphins
      Aug 1241 Blue Whale, 1,300 Common Dolphins
      Aug 114460 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      Aug 1042,200 Common Dolphins, 1 Blue Shark
      August 932,150 Common Dolphins
      August 841 Gray Whale Inside the Harbor (See on All Trips), 1,100 Common Dolphins, 10 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      August 731,400 Common Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      August 661,650 Common Dolphins, 300 Bottlenose Dolphins (Including Patches)
      August 574 Minke Whales, 1 Humpback Whales, 4,350 Common Dolphins, 100 Bottlenose Dolphins
      August 465 Humpback Whales, 2 Minke Whales, 1 Sei Whale, 3,300 Common Dolphins, 1 Green Sea Turtle
      August 345 Humpback Whales, 650 Common Dolphins, 50 Bottlenose Dolphins
      August 251 Sei Whale, 4,500 Common Dolphins
      August 131 Sei Whale, 2,600 Common Dolphins, 1 Swordfish
      July 314575 Common Dolphins
      July 3031 (Entangled) Humpback Whale, 1,000 Common Dolphins
      July 2964,000 Common Dolphins, 125 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola, 1 Harbor Seal
      July 2842 Sei Whales, 2 Minke Whales, 1 Blue Whale, 2,300 Common Dolphins
      July 2741,125 Common Dolphins
      July 2654,975 Common Dolphins
      July 2561 Sei Whale, 4,600 Common Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      July 2421 Minke Whale, 1,300 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      July 2351 Minke Whale, 480 Common Dolphins, 106 Bottlenose Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      July 22105 Minke Whales, 2,250 Common Dolphins, 1 Hammerhead Shark, 1 Mako Shark
      July 2181 Minke Whale, 1,300 Common Dolphins, 50 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      July 2042,100 Common Dolphins, 4 Mola Mola
      July 194500 Common Dolphins, 10 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      July 186645 Common Dolphins, 70 Bottlenose Dolphins
      July 1741,300 Common Dolphins, 50 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mako Shark
      July 1632,500 Common Dolphins
      July 1565,400 Common Dolphins, 4 Mola Mola
      July 1451 Minke Whale, 1 Sei Whale, 1,250 Common Dolphins
      July 1331 Blue Whale, 1 Bryde's Whale, 1 Minke Whale, 450 Common Dolphins, 50 Bottlenose Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola, 1 Hammerhead Shark
      July 1251 Sei Whale, 1 Minke Whale, 1 Unidentified Whale, 350 Common Dolphins, 180 Bottlenose Dolphins
      July 113300 Common Dolphins, 25 Bottlenose Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      July 1032 Minke Whales, 1 Bryde's Whale, 1 Unidentified Whale, 515 Common Dolphins
      July 942,500 Common Dolphins
      July 84650 Common Dolphins, 100 Bottlenose Dolphins (Including Patches)
      July 72200 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      July 632 Humpback Whales (Cow/Calf), 2 Minke Whales, 800 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      July 551,200 Common Dolphins, 20 Bottlenose Dolphins, 5 Mola Mola
      July 441 Blue Whale, 1 Minke Whale, 950 Common Dolphins, 25 Bottlenose Dolphins
      July 332 Fin Whales, 500 Common Dolphins
      July 263 Humpback Whales, 3 Minke Whales, 1 Unidentified Baleen Whale, 1,000 Common Dolphins, 3 Bottlenose Dolphins
      July 148 Humpback Whales, 800 Common Dolphins
      June 3044 Humpback Whales, 1 Blue Whale, 1,235 Common Dolphins
      June 2942 Blue Whales, 1 Gray Whale, 150 Common Dolphins
      June 283275 Common Dolphins, 20 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      June 2742 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whale, 27 Common Dolphins, 25 Bottlenose Dolphins
      June 2633 Blue Whales, 2 Minke Whales, 500 Common Dolphins, 9 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      June 255800 Common Dolphins
      June 24104 Blue Whales, 4 Fin Whales, 3,605 Common Dolphins, 1 Elephant Seal
      June 2365 Blue Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 3,300 Common Dolphins, 50 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      June 2243 Humpback Whales, 1,560 Common Dolphins, 100 Bottlenose Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      June 2151 Minke Whale, 625 Common Dolphins, 25 Bottlenose Dolphins, 5 Mola Mola
      June 2031,550 Common Dolphins, 2 Elephant Seals, 2 Mola Mola
      June 19612 Humpback Whales, 2 Minke Whales, 1 Blue Whale, 3,500 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      June 1868 Humpback Whales, 7 Minke Whales, 1 Unidentified Baleen Whale, 3,200 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola, 1 Great White Shark
      June 1756 Humpback Whales, 6 Minke Whales, 2 Blue Whales, 3,200 Common Dolphins, 1 Bottlenose Dolphin, 1 Mola Mola
      June 1644 Humpback Whales, 2,000 Common Dolphins
      June 1553 Fin Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale, 3,200 Common Dolphins, 6 Mola Mola, 1 Great White Shark
      June 141500 Common Dolphins, 2 Mola Mola
      June 1322 Blue Whales, 75 Common Dolphins
      June 1224 Fin Whales, 1 Blue Whale, 100 Common Dolphins
      June 1153 Blue Whales, 2,550 Common Dolphins
      June 10614 Fin Whales, 2 Blue Whales, 775 Common Dolphins, 6 Bottlenose Dolphins
      June 972 Fin Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Blue Whale, 1 Minke Whale, 702 Common Dolphins, 45 Bottlenose Dolphins
      June 86150 Common Dolphins, 2 Great White Sharks
      June 75540 Common Dolphins
      June 622 Fin Whales, 200 Common Dolphins
      June 523 Fin Whales, 350 Common Dolphins, 25 Bottlenose Dolphins
      June 489 Fin Whales, 300 Common Dolphins, 75 Bottlenose Dolphins
      June 382,650 Common Dolphins, 5 Mola Mola, 1 Great White Shark
      June 276 Fin Whales, 2 Minke Whales, 3,075 Common Dolphins, 70 Bottlenose Dolphins, 4 Great White Sharks
      June 121 Bryde's Whale, 1,500 Common Dolphins, 60 Bottlenose Dolphins
      May 3142 Fin Whales, 2 Sei Whales, 700 Common Dolphins, 40 Bottlenose Dolphins
      May 3021 Minke Whale, 250 Common Dolphins
      May 2971 Sei Whale, 330 Common Dolphins, 2 Great White Sharks
      May 2841,350 Common Dolphins
      May 2752 Fin Whales, 1 Sei Whale, 50 Common Dolphins, 6 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Unidentified Shark
      May 2642 Fin Whales, 500 Common Dolphins, 140 Bottlenose Dolphins
      May 2542 Fin Whales, 1 Blue Whale, 1 Bryde's Whale, 705 Common Dolphins
      May 245650 Common Dolphins, 50 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      May 2343 Blue Whales, 200 Common Dolphins
      May 2221 Minke Whale, 400 Common Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      May 2142,750 Common Dolphins
      May 2041 Gray Whale, 530 Common Dolphins, 8 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      May 1971,775 Common Dolphins, 36 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      May 1822 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 200 Common Dolphins, 30 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      May 1742 Blue Whales, 380 Common Dolphins
      May 165500 Common Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      May 152100 Common Dolphins
      May 142200 Common Dolphins
      May 1352 Blue Whales, 630 Common Dolphins, 1 Unidentified Shark
      May 1234 Gray Whales, 100 Common Dolphins, 40 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Unidentified Shark, 1 Mola Mola
      May 1122 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 100 Common Dolphins
      May 1032 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 180 Common Dolphins, 3 Bottlenose Dolphins, 5 Mola Mola, 1 Purple Striped Jelly
      May 922 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 50 Common Dolphins
      May 824 Gray Whale (Cow/Calf Pairs), 300 Common Dolphins
      May 712 Gray Whales, 2 Bottlenose Dolphins
      May 666 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 287 Common Dolphins
      May 55525 Common Dolphins
      May 428 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 600 Common Dolphins
      May 3310 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 420 Common Dolphins, 3 Bottlenose Dolphins
      May 226 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 100 Common Dolphins, 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      May 124 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 350 Common Dolphins
      Apr 3024 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 2,000 Common Dolphins
      Apr 2962 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 650 Common Dolphins, 33 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Apr 2846 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 145 Common Dolphins, 7 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Apr 2726 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 120 Common Dolphins
      Apr 2612 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 50 Common Dolphins, 25 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 12 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Apr 2528 Gray Whales, 100 Common Dolphins
      Apr 2426 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
      Apr 2336 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 240 Common Dolphins, 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 9 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Apr 22622 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf Pairs), 900 Common Dolphins
      Apr 21721 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calves), 1,600 Common Dolphins, 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Apr 20512 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf Pairs), 500 Common Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      Apr 19414 Gray Whales, 630 Common Dolphins, 5 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Apr 1823 Gray Whales, 500 Common Dolphins
      Apr 1722 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 325 Common Dolphins
      Apr 160No Trips - Happy Easter
      Apr 15714 Gray Whales, 3 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale, 2,250 Common Dolphins, 20 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Apr 14610 Gray Whales, 1 Minke Whale, 2,400 Common Dolphins, 6 Bottlenose Dolphins5 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Apr 13412 Gray Whales, 27 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 4 Bottlenose Dolphins, 4 Common Dolphins
      Apr 1248 Gray Whales, 1,300 Common Dolphins, 45 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 30 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Apr 11311 Gray Whale, 300 Common Dolphins, 30 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Apr 10413 Gray Whales, 1,600 Common Dolphins, 15 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 5 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      Apr 944 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 675 Common Dolphins
      Apr 857 Gray Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 225 Common Dolphins, 20 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Apr 7510 Gray Whales, 800 Common Dolphins
      Apr 6624 Gray Whales, 1,650 Common Dolphins, 85 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 50 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Apr 5617 Gray Whales, 162 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      Apr 449 Gray Whales, 1,025 Common Dolphins, 80 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Apr 339 Gray Whales, 4,000 Common Dolphins, 40 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 2 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Apr 2211 Gray Whales, 380 Common Dolphins, 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Apr 1518 Gray Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 800 Common Dolphins, 253 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Mar 31620 Gray Whales, 875 Common Dolphins
      Mar 30531 Gray Whales, 1,200 Common Dolphins
      Mar 29619 Gray Whales, 3 Humpback Whales, 3,960 Common Dolphins
      Mar 28514 Gray Whales, 1,250 Common Dolphins
      Mar 27412 Gray Whales, 2,000 Common Dolphins
      Mar 26637 Gray Whales, 1,100 Common Dolphins
      Mar 25866 Gray Whales, 1,050 Common Dolphins, 15 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Mar 24528 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 1 Humpback Whale, 6 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1,175 Common Dolphins, Sea Lion predation on a shark.
      Mar 23523 Gray Whales, 10 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Mar 22224 Gray Whales
      Mar 2139 Gray Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 1,500 Common Dolphins
      Mar 20323 Gray Whales, 1,800 Common Dolphins
      Mar 19512 Gray Whales, 3 Humpback Whales, 2,900 Common Dolphins
      Mar 18747 Gray Whales, 3,230 Common Dolphins
      Mar 17516 Gray Whales, 10 Bottlenose Dolphins, 100 Common Dolphins
      Mar 16634 Gray Whales, 1,000 Common Dolphins
      Mar 1548 Gray Whales, 35 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Mar 1448 Gray Whales, 4 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1,000 Common Dolphins
      Mar 1342 Gray Whales, 1 Unidentified Whale, 550 Common Dolphins
      Mar 1265 Gray Whales, 1 Unidentified Whale, 12 Bottlenose Dolphins, 500 Common Dolphins
      Mar 11810 Humpback Whales, 5 Gray Whales, 30 Bottlenose Dolphins, 2,620 Common Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola, 1 Swordfish, 1 Blue Shark
      Mar 10420 Gray Whales, 4 Humpback Whales, 2,024 Common Dolphins, 33 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Mar 929 Gray Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 225 Common Dolphins
      Mar 8617 Gray Whales, 14 Bottlenose Dolphins, 130 Common Dolphins
      Mar 734 Gray Whales, 1,400 Common Dolphins
      Mar 638 Gray Whales
      Mar 5311 Gray Whales, 4 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Mar 459 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 725 Common Dolphins, 8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Mar 337 Gray Whales, 900 Common Dolphins, 10 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Mar 2511 Gray Whales, 1,600 Common Dolphins, 62 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 1 Mola Mola
      Mar 125 Gray Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 100 Common Dolphins, 30 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Feb 2823 Gray Whales, 220 Common Dolphins
      Feb 2711 Gray Whale, 50 Common Dolphins
      Feb 2627 Gray Whales
      Feb 25510 Gray Whales, 1,135 Common Dolphins, 5 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Feb 2424 Humpback Whales, 3 Gray Whales, 2,000 Common Dolphins
      Feb 2321 Gray Whale
      Feb 2222 Gray Whales, 151 Common Dolphins
      Feb 2113 Gray Whales, 50 Common Dolphins
      Feb 20410 Gray Whales, 4 Fin Whales, 12 Bottlenose Dolphins, 2,500 Common Dolphins
      Feb 19515 Gray Whales, 100 Common Dolphins
      Feb 1833 Gray Whales
      Feb 170No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Feb 1614 Gray Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 200 Common Dolphins
      Feb 15312 Gray Whales, 600 Common Dolphins, 30 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Feb 1428 Gray Whales, 525 Common Dolphins, 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Feb 1335 Gray Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 2,550 Common Dolphins
      Feb 1238 Gray Whales, 500 Common Dolphins
      Feb 11427 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 6 Bottlenose Dolphins, 225 Common Dolphins
      Feb 1028 Gray Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 700 Common Dolphins, 10 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Feb 92100 Common Dolphins
      Feb 812 Gray Whales, 1,200 Common Dolphins
      Feb 70No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Feb 60No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Feb 5311 Gray Whales, 500 Common Dolphins, 104 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Feb 468 Gray Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 2,900 Common Dolphins
      Feb 313 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 100 Common Dolphins
      Feb 225 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 200 Common Dolphins
      Feb 126 Gray Whales, 10 Bottlenose, Dolphins100 Common Dolphins
      Jan 3113 Gray Whales, 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Jan 3023 Gray Whales, 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 15 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Jan 2944 Gray Whales, 330 Common Dolphins, 8 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Jan 2858 Gray Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 1,200 Common Dolphins
      Jan 2712 Gray Whales
      Jan 26318 Gray Whales
      Jan 25414 Gray Whales, 100 Common Dolphins, 24 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Jan 2426 Gray Whales, 20 Common Dolphins, 6 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Jan 230No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Jan 220No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Jan 210No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Jan 200No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Jan 190No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Jan 1838 Gray Whales, 677 Common Dolphins, 8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Jan 1736 Gray Whales, 6 Bottlenose, Dolphins, 300 Common Dolphins
      Jan 1637 Gray Whales, 530 Common Dolphins
      Jan 1536 Gray Whales, 30 Common Dolphins
      Jan 14511 Gray Whales, 620 Common Dolphins
      Jan 1324 Gray Whales, 10 Bottlenose Dolphins, 150 Common Dolphins
      Jan 120No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Jan 1115 Gray Whales, 200 Common Dolphins
      Jan 1014 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale
      Jan 90No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Jan 826 Gray Whales (Including 2 Cow/Calf Pairs), 1,500 Common Dolphins
      Jan 735 Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP) Killer Whales, 7 Gray Whales, 2,300 Common Dolphins
      Jan 625 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 7 Pacific White-sided Dolphins, 5 Bottlenose Dolphins
      Jan 50No Trips - Inclement Weather
      Jan 422 Gray Whales, 2,000 Common Dolphins
      Jan 323 Gray Whales, 1,000 Common Dolphins, 10 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
      Jan 222 Gray Whales
      Jan 1, 201722 Fin Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 100 Common Dolphins

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