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Whale Watching Sightings Log 2007

Captain Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Watching  Safari Sightings

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2007 Whale Watching Sightings

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Bottlenose
Dolphin
Common
Dolphin
(Long Beaked)
Pacific
White-sided Dolphin
Risso’s
Dolphin
Whales Other
December
31
4 Common’s 8 Risso’s
 
December
30
20 Bottlenose 50 Common’s 1
Gray Whale
December
29
25 Bottlenose 20
Common’s

 
December
28
700
Common’s
December
27
50 Bottlenose 200
Common’s
20 Pacific
White-sided

 
December
26
50
Common’s
December
24
6
Pacific White-sided

 
December
23
50
Bottlenose
1 Whale
December
22
200
Bottlenose
10 Risso’s
 
December
20
1000
Common’s
December
16
1100
Common’s

 
December
15
20 Pacific
White-sided
December
12
4 Bottlenose 150
Common’s

 
December
10
24 Bottlenose 200
Common’s
2
Fin Whales
December
10
24 Bottlenose 200
Common’s
2
Fin Whales
 
December
7
RAIN
December
5
200
Common’s

 
November
30
RAIN!
November
29
1000
Common’s

 
November
26
500
Common’s
November
25
50
Common’s
 
 
November
24
25 Bottlenose
November
23
500
Common’s

 
November
18
30 Bottlenose 500 Common’s  
November
17
12 Bottlenose 25
Common’s
 
 
November
16
75 Common’s
November
15
20 Bottlenose 75 Common’s  
 
November
14
200
Common’s
1 Mako Shark &
1 Swordfish
November
13
225
Common’s
  1
Blue Whale

 
November
11
50 Bottlenose
November
10
50 Bottlenose  
 
November
9
200
Common’s
November
7
100
Common’s

 
November
6
  1
Blue Whale
1 Elephant Seal
November
4
200 Common’s   1
Blue
Whale

1
Albino Common Dolphin
November
3
1 BlueWhale
November
2
300
Common’s
 
 
November
1
12 Bottlenose
October
29
200
Common’s

 
October
28
500
Common’s
 
October
25
12 Common’s    
 
October
23
12 Bottlenose 100
Common’s
 25
Risso’s
October
22
35 Common’s   3
Blue
Whales

 
October
21
20 Bottlenose 500
Common’s
15 Risso’s
October
20
20 Bottlenose 1000 Common’s   5 Risso’s 5
Blue
Whales

 
October
19
350
Common’s
2
Blue Whales
October
18
700
Common’s
 20
Pacific White-sided
They’re BACK!

 
October
16
  2
Blue Whales
October
15
  12
Risso’s
3
Blue
Whales

 
October
14
500
Common’s
October
13
3 Bottlenose 80
Common’s
  2
Blue
Whales

 
October
11
35 Bottlenose  
October
10
No sightings    
 
October
9
500
Common’s
2
Blue Whales
(inc.
calf)
October
8
  3
Blue Whales

(inc. calf)
 
October
7
75
Bottlenose
25 Risso’s 4
Blue Whales
2 Mola
mola
October
6
100
Common’s
  2
Blue Whales

 
October
5
No sightings
October
4
No sightings    
 
October
3
25
Common’s
50 Risso’s 2
Blue Whales
October
2
10 Bottlenose   24 Risso’s
 
October
1
2 Bottlenose  
September
30
20 Bottlenose 300
Common’s
   24
Risso’s
1 Fin
Whale

 
September
29
1200
Common’s
September
28
100
Bottlenose
  15 Risso’s
 
September
27
1000
Common’s
September
26
12 Common’s  
 
September
25
1025
Common’s
September
24
No sightings 100
Common’s
   
 
September
23
1000
Common’s
1
Blue Whale
1 Mola
mola
September
22
50 Bottlenose 500
Common’s
 
 
September
21
300
Common’s
1 Mola
mola
September
20
No sightings  
 
September
19
No sightings
September
18
60
Common’s
  6 Risso’s 1
Minke Whale

 
September 17 35 Bottlenose
September
16
No sightings    
 
September
15
20 Bottlenose 40
Risso’s
3
Blue Whales
September
14
600
Common’s
  2 Blue Whale
 
September
13
1100
Common’s
September
11
No sightings  
 
September
9
100 Common’s 50
Risso’s
September
8
  1 Risso’s
 
September
7
 40
Risso’s
September
6
5 Common’s   12 Risso’s 1
Minke Whale
,
2 Brydes Whales
1
Mola mola
September
5
500 Common’s 20
Risso’s
2 Mola
molas
September
4
  12
Risso’s

 
September
3
 60
Risso’s
September
2
400 Common’s   1
Minke Whale

 
September
1
30 Bottlenose 4
Common’s
150
Risso’s
4
Blue Whales
August
31
2400
Common’s
 
 
August
30
2000
Common’s
August
29
50 Common’s  
 
August
28
600
Common’s
  1
Blue Whale
August
27
1000
Common’s
  1
Minke Whale
  3
Mola mola
August
26
200
Common’s
August
25
1060
Common’s
August
24
25 Bottlenose 1000
Common’s
 
August
23
50
Common’s
 
 
August
22
40 Bottlenose 200
Common’s
   
August
21
300
Common’s
  80 Risso’s
 
August
20
800
Common’s
40 Risso’s 2 Blue
Whales
August
19
400
Common’s
12 Risso’s 1 Blue
Whale
August
18
12 Bottlenose 215
Common’s
6 Risso’s 1 baby
Minke whale
August
17
6 Bottlenose 2000
Common’s
  44 Risso’s
2
Mola mola
August
16
6 Bottlenose 650
Common’s
20 Risso’s 1 Blue
Whale
1 Mola
mola
August
15
15 Bottlenose 225
Common’s
60 Risso’s 1 Mako Shark,
3
Mola mola.
August
14
225
Common’s
100
Risso’s
1
Minke whale
August
13
300
Common’s
  10
Risso’s

 
August
12
40 Bottlenose 750
Common’s
10
Risso’s
 
August
11
600
Common’s
  11
Risso’s

 
August
10
100
Common’s
15 Risso’s
August
9
1700
Common’s
25 Risso’s 3 Mola
mola.
1 striped marlin,
Hammerhead shark
August
8
12 Bottlenose 350
Common’s
20 Risso’s 1
Minke whale
August
7
28 Bottlenose 100
Common’s
75 Risso’s 1 Blue
Whale
August
6
600
Common’s
  6 Blue
Whale
August
5
300
Common’s
  100
Risso’s
14 Blue
Whale
s
 
August
4
1 Bottlenose 900
Common’s
60
Risso’s
11 Blue
Whale
s
August
3
6 Bottlenose 1000
Common’s
  140
Risso’s
4 Blue
Whale

 
August
2
900
Common’s
8 Blue
Whale
s
August
1
700
Common’s
14 Risso’s 5 Blue
Whale
s
July
31
1 Bottlenose
Dolphin
900
Common’s
75
Risso’s
1 Blue
Whale
July
30
300
Common’s
  20 Risso’s 3 Blue
Whale
s
 
July
29
18 Bottlenose 300
Common’s
30
Risso’s
3 Blue
Whale
s
July
28
160
Common’s
   4 Blue
Whales
July
27
25
Bottlenose
130
Common’s
50
Risso’s
 4 Blue
Whales
July
26
28
Bottlenose
150
Common’s
  75
Risso’s
July
25
30 Bottlenose 150
Common’s
110
Risso’s
 
July
24
350
Common’s
  20 Risso’s 1 Blue
Whale

1 Minke Whale

4 Mola
mola
July
23
40 Bottlenose 600
Common’s
120
Risso’s
  6 Mola
mola
July
22
250
Common’s
  112
Risso’s
 
July
21
2800
Common’s
56
Risso’s
 
July
20
15 Bottlenose 1000
Common’s
  160
Risso’s

5 Mola
mola
July
19
1000
Common’s
   3 Blue
Whales
July
18
30
Common’s
  6 Blue
Whales
50 SB
Common Dolphin
July
17
5 Bottlenose 230
Common’s
250
Risso’s
 1
Minke Whale
2 Mola
mola
July
16
15 Bottlenose 515
Common’s
  22 Risso’s
1 Albino Common
Dolphin, 5 Mola mola, 1 Elephant Seal
July
15
300
Common’s
20
Risso’s
  410
SB Common Dolphin
July
14
20 Bottlenose 275
Common’s
   40
Risso’s
1
Minke Whale
3 Mola
mola
July
13
600
Common’s
40
Risso’s
 
July
12
2000
Common’s
   20
Risso’s
 
July
11
2 Bottlenose 1200
Common’s
  50 Risso’s    
July
10
7
Common’s
  65 Risso’s
July
9
900
Common’s
  100
Risso’s
2 Blue
Whales
Mother
& calf
July
8
2000
Common’s
  35 Risso’s 1 Blue
Whales
July
7
1600
Common’s
30
Risso’s
 4 Blue
Whales
1 Mola
mola
July
6
1500
Common’s
  13 Blue
Whales
(4 calves)
2 Mola
mola
July
5
600
Common’s
30
Risso’s
 13 Blue
Whales
July
4
2 Bottlenose 400
Common’s
   70
Risso’s
 5 Blue
Whales
July
3
30 Bottlenose 700
Common’s
   17
Blue Whales
700 SB Common’s
July
2
1 Bottlenose 300
Common’s
  35 Risso’s 9
Blue Whales
 2
Elephant Seal
July
1
12 Bottlenose 120
Common’s
  70 Risso’s 2 Blue
Whales
1
Mola mola
June
30
30
Bottlenose
4 Common’s   90
Risso’s
  1 Blue
Whale
1Mola
mola
June
29
400
Common’s
  120 Risso’s 6 Blue
Whales
 
June
28
70 Bottlenose 150
Common’s
  25 Risso’s  1 Blue
Whale
June
27
 100
Bottlenose
40 Risso’s  10 Blue
Whales
  2
Mola mola & Elephant & hundreds of Humbolt Squid
June
26
2 Bottlenose 700
Common’s
   50
Risso’s
 5 Blue
Whales
2 Humpback
Whales
June
25
500
Common’s
    60
Risso’s
 
1 Mola mola
June
24
100
Common’s
   4 Blue
Whales
 Elephant
Seal & Mako Shark
June
23
25 Bottlenose   2 Blue
Whales
 
June
22
12 Bottlenose 300
Common’s
   4 Blue
Whale
 
June
21
 12 Bottlenose 1 Common’s  15 Risso’s  3 Blue
Whales
 
June
20
3
Common’s
     
June
19
 6
Bottlenose
  240
Risso’s
 4 Blue
Whales
 
June
18
  900
Common’s
10
Pacific White-sided
80 Risso’s   10
Blue Whales
Thousands
of Humbolt Squid
, 100 SB Commons
1 Mola mola
June
17
600
Common’s
      20 Blue
Whales
 2Calves
1 Mola mola
June
16
200
Common’s
   50
Risso’s
  11
Blue Whales
 Thousands
of Humbolt Squid, Elephant Seal
June
15
1600
Common’s
   25 Risso’s   8
Blue Whales
 
June
14
3 Bottlenose  700
Common’s
   
June
13
  2000
Common’s
     Elephant
Seal
June
12
3 Bottlenose 300
Common’s
  40
Risso’s
   
June
11
  1000
Common’s
     
June
10
  250
Common’s
  16 Risso’s   1 Humpback whale, 50 long beaked Common
June
9
40 Bottlenose 850 Common’s        
June
8
20 Bottlenose 200 Common’s        
June
7
12 Bottlenose 120
Common’s
       
June
6
21 Bottlenose     50 Risso’s   1 mola mola
June
5
  50 Common’s 28 Pacific White-sided    1
Gray Whale Breaching
 
June
4
No Sightings          
June
3
  500 Common’s   50Risso’s    
June
2
30 Common’s    
June
1
12 Bottlenose      22 Risso’s    
May
31
100
Common’s
25
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  1
BLUE WHALE
 
 
May
30
        1
BLUE WHALE

May
29
50 Bottlenose 1500
Common’s
6 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  1
BLUE WHALE
 
May
28
  2000
Common’s
      30
Short Beaked
Dolphin
7 Mola Mola
Elephant Seal
May
27
 8
Bottlenose
800 Common’s     1
BLUE WHALE

1
Humpback Whale
1
Mola mola
12 Short Beaked
Dolphin
unusual colors
May
26
10
Bottlenose
750
Common’s
    1
BLUE WHALE
1 Minke Whale


May
25
  50
Common’s
       
May
24
6 Bottlenose          

May 23
  600
Common’s
    1
BLUE WHALE

May
22
No sightings
         
May
21
  500
Common’s
       
May
20
        1
BLUE WHALE

Our first of the Year

May
19
90 Bottlenose   1 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
     
May
18
8 Bottlenose 1000
Common’s
       

May 17
50
Bottlenose
300
Common’s
   
 
May
16
120
Bottlenose
         
May
14
          Thresher Shark
May
13
  20 Common’s      
May
12
  80 Common’s        
May
11
  500
Common’s
       

May
10
       
Humpback caught in net
May
9
  2000
Common’s
    2 Gray Whales (mother & calf)
May
8
  2000
Common’s
       
May
7
  1000
Common’s
       

May
6
          1 Mola mola
May
5
200
Bottlenose
25 Common’s   6 Risso’s    
May
3
9 Bottlenose 60
Common’s
       
May
2
  50 Common’s      
May
1
  4500
Common’s
    2 Humpback Whales (Adult & juvenile)  Juvenile had dorsal missing
April
30
  500
Common’s
       

April 29
15 Bottlenose 400
Common’s
   
 
April
28
  25 Common’s     2 Gray Whales (mother & calf)
April
27
30 Bottlenose          
April
26
  100 Common’s        

April 25
40 Bottlenose         1 Mola mola
April
24
50 Bottlenose 24 Common’s      
April
23
        1 Gray Whale
Spyhopping
 
April
22
    24 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
     

April 21
  90
Common’s
    2 Gray
Whales (including mother & calf)

 
April
20
4
Bottlenose
       
April
19
    24 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  3 Gray Whales  
April
18
           

April 17
7 Bottlenose 625
Common’s
       
April
16
    6 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
   

April 15
  1015
Common’s
       
April
14
  400
Common’s
     
April
13
25 Bottlenose 2250
Common’s
    1 Gray Whales 3 Mola mola
April
12
        1 Gray Whale Mother & calf  

April 10
  1015
Common’s
       
April
9
    6 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
   

April 7
10 Bottlenose 300
Common’s
    1 Gray Whale
(Breaching!)
 
April
6
          1 Fin Whale
April
5
    30 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
    2 Fin Whales
2 Mola mola
April
4
6 Bottlenose 1500
Common’s
      1 Elephant Seal

April
3
6 Bottlenose 100
Common’s
    2 Gray Whales 2 Dahls
Porpoise
April
2
100
Bottlenose
 500
Common’s
8 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  2 Gray
Whales
4 Fin Whales
1 Minke Whale
1 Elephant Seal
April
1
25 Bottlenose 1100
Common’s
25 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
    3 Mola mola
March
31
  400
Common’s
30 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
     

March 30
35 Bottlenose 1650 Common’s     8 Gray Whales  
March
29
25 Bottlenose 100 Common’s 55 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  5 Gray Whales  
March
28
50 Bottlenose       5 Gray Whales
 
March
26
1 5000
Common’s
    2 Gray Whales
 
March
25
200
Bottlenose
      1 Gray Whale 3 Mola mola
March
24
80 Bottlenose 5300
Common’s
    7 Gray Whales 1 Mola mola
1 Humpback
March
23
  5000 Common’s     1 Gray Whale 1 Albino Common Dolphin
March
22
15 Bottlenose   20 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  1 Gray Whales Pacific Whitesided Dolphin playing with
Gray Whales
March
21
        2 Gray Whale
 
March
20
  1000
Common Dolphin
    2 Gray Whales  
March
19
22 Bottlenose 300 Short-Beaked
Common’s
75   2 Gray Whales 2 Fin Whales
1 Elephant
Seal
March
18
12
Bottlenose
 500
Common’s
   30
Risso’s
3 Gray
Whales
4 Fin Whales
1 Minke Whale
1 Elephant Seal
Mola mola
March
17
25 Bottlenose 1625 Common’s     4 Gray
Whales
4 Fin Whales
March
16
        8 Gray Whales  

March 15
  20 Common’s 50  Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  5 Gray Whales 2 Fin Whales
1 Elephant Seal
March
14
25 Bottlenose 55
Common’s
    2 Gray Whales 1 Fin Whale
March
13
3
Bottlenose
600
Common’s
    2 Gray Whales
1 Fin Whale
March
12
12 Bottlenose 200
Common’s
    1 Gray Whale
Fluking
March
11
  6000
Common’s
    4 Gray Whales 1 Mola mola
March
10
  7000
Common’s
    1 Humpback Lunge feeding
1
Albino Com Dol
1 Elephant Seal
March
9
20 Bottlenose 120
Common’s
    6 Gray Whales Breaching!
March
8
  100
Common Dolphin
12 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  7 Gray Whales Breaching!
March
7
        1 Gray Whale
 
March
6
10 Bottlenose       2 Gray Whales  
March
4
2 Bottlenose 8 Short-Beaked
Common’s
75 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  3 Gray Whales  
March
3
25 Bottlenose 500
Common’s
80 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  6 Gray Whales 2 Breaching!
March
2
        4 Gray Whales  
March 1     6 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  7 Gray
Whales
NORTH
BOUND!!!
February
27
8 Bottlenose          
February
26
        2 Gray Whales  

February 25
    50  Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
     
February 24   300
Common’s
20  Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
    1 Mola mola
February
21
130 Bottlenose   20 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  3 Gray Whales
1 Fin Whale
 
February
20
250 Bottlenose       1 Gray Whale
5 Fin Whales
Gray Whale feeding, rolling
February
18
    25 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  4 Fin Whales!  
February
17
10 Bottlenose 2400 Common’s     1 Gray Whale
1 Fin Whale
1 Mola mola
February
16
  120
Common’s
    2 Gray Whales 1 Mola mola
February
15
  1
Common Dolphin
90 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  1 Gray Whales  
February
14
    24 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  1 Gray Whale
 
February
13
        1 Gray Whale  
February
12
        1 Gray Whale Breaching next to boat!
February
11
  500 Common’s     4 Gray Whales 1 Mola mola

February
10
  1000
Common’s
    4 Gray Whales  
February 9     12  Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  2 Gray Whales  
February
8
8 Bottlenose   20 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  1 Gray Whale  
February
6
    20 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  1 Gray Whale  
February
5
    20 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  6 Gray Whales! Mating
February
4
  4 Common’s 80
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
  4 Gray Whales  
February
3
9 Bottlenose 125
Common’s
20 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  5 Gray Whales 1 Mola mola
February
2
    20 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  1 Gray Whales  
February
1
    25 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  1 Gray Whale
 
January
31
  1000
Common’s
    1 Gray Whale Breached 4 times!
January
29
  50 Common’s     1 Gray
Whale
Very friendly!!
January
28
2 Bottlenose Dolphin 12
Common’s
60 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  4 Gray Whales!  
January
27
  1
Common’s
 10 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
25 Risso’s 2 Fin WHales & 3 Gray Whales! 1 Mola Mola
January
26
1
Bottlenose Dolphin
200
Common’s
 80 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  3 Gray Whales!  
January
24
12 Bottlenose 2000
Common’s
    2 Gray Whales!  
January
23
        3 Gray Whales!  
January
21
    12  Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  8 Gray Whales!  
January
20
  20
Common’s
    4 Gray Whales  
January
19
10
Bottlenose
      2 Gray Whales  
January
18
30 Bottlenose 1
Common Dolphin (was w/
the bottlenose!)
30 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  3 Gray Whales  
January
16
    6 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  3 Gray Whales
(1 Mother & Calf)
 
January
15
6
Bottlenose
  15 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
80 Risso’s 3 Gray Whales
(1 Mother & Calf)
 
January
14
  12
Common’s
25 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  2 Gray Whales
(Mother & Calf)
 
January
13
150
Bottlenose
  20 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
  2 Gray Whales
(Mother & Calf)
 
January
11
  400
Common’s
    1 Gray Whale Fluking  
January
9
  1000
Common’s
3 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
     
January
7
  2000
Common’s
       
January
6
  200
Common’s
25 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
     
January
3
  150 Common’s 20
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
     
January
2
3 Bottlenose 1100
Common’s
12 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
     
January
1
    20 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins