2015 Whale Watching Sightings Log

Date No. of Trips Bottlenose Dolphin Common Dolphin Pacific White-sided Dolphin Risso’s Dolphin Whales Other
Dec 31 3 2,825 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales,
1 Humpback Whale
Dec 30 3 2,250 Common Dolphins 3 Gray Whales
Dec 29 2 18 Bottlenose Dolphins 40 Common Dolphins 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
Dec 28 3 130 Common Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales,
1 Gray Whale,
1 Unidentified Whale
Dec 27 4 13 Bottlenose Dolphins 327 Common Dolphins 2 Gray Whales
Dec 26 3 2,060 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale,
1 Gray Whale
Dec 25 0 No Trips – Merry Christmas!
Dec 24 3 45 Common Dolphins 1 Gray Whale
Dec 23 2 50 Common Dolphins
Dec 22 0 No Trips – Inclement Weather
Dec 21 1 6 Gray Whales 1 Elephant Seal
Dec 20 1 25 Common Dolphins 1 Gray Whale
Dec 19 2 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 2 Gray Whales
Dec 18 0 No Trips
Dec 17 1 100 Common Dolphins 1 Gray Whale, 1 Unidentified Baleen Whale
Dec 16 2 350 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Minke Whale
Dec 15 1 30 Common Dolphins 1 Gray Whale (“Scarback”)
Dec 14 0 No Trips – Inclement Weather
Dec 13 1 15 Common Dolphins
Dec 12 1 15 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Dec 11 0 No Trips – Inclement Weather
Dec 10 1 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 100 Common Dolphins
Dec 9 1 200 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
Dec 8 1 100 Common Dolphins
Dec 7 1 20 Common Dolphins 1 Minke Whale
Dec 6 1 100 Common Dolphins
Dec 5 1 250 Common Dolphins
Dec 4 2 62 Common Dolphins
Dec 3 1 20 Common Dolphins 1 Gray Whale
Dec 2 2 10 Bottlenose Dolphins 375 Common Dolphins
Dec 1 1 100 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Gray Whale (Our 1st of the season)
Nov 30 1 1 Bottlenose Dolphins 6 Common Dolphins 8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Nov 29 2 400 Common Dolphins 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Nov 29 2 400 Common Dolphins 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Nov 28 3 4 Bottlenose Dolphins 300 Common Dolphins 4 Humpback Whales
Nov 27 5 375 Common Dolphins 2 Fin Whales
Nov 26 0 Closed Today – Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 25 0 No Trips – Inclement Weather
Nov 24 2 50 Common Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales
Nov 23 4 390 Common Dolphins 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Nov 22 2 150 Common Dolphins 11 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
Nov 21 3 10 Common Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales
Nov 20 2 10 Bottlenose Dolphins 225 Common Dolphins 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale (Entangled)
Nov 19 2 300 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
Nov 18 1 50 Common Dolphins
Nov 17 3 275 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Minke Whale
Nov 16 0 No Trips – Inclement Weather
Nov 15 2 200 Common Dolphins
Nov 14 3 160 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
Nov 13 1 400 Common Dolphins
Nov 12 1 80 Common Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales
Nov 11 2 50 Common Dolphins 1 Elephant Seal
Nov 10 0 No Trips – Inclement Weather
Nov 9 2 8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
Nov 8 2 300 Common Dolphins 10 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale 1 Elephant Seal
Nov 7 6 900 Common Dolphins 1 Pacific White-sided Dolphin
Nov 6 2 200 Common Dolphins 4 Humpback Whales
Nov 5 2 75 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Minke Whale
Nov 4 0 No Trips
Nov 3 1 No Sightings – Rough Seas
Nov 2 1 3 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
Nov 1 2 305 Common Dolphins 1 Pacific White-sided Dolphin
Oct 31 1 15 Common Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales
Oct 30 1 100 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Oct 29 2 200 Common Dolphins
Oct 28 2 3 Bottlenose Dolphins 400 Common Dolphins
Oct 27 1 1 Humpback Whale,
1 Minke Whale
Oct 26 2 300 Common Dolphins 7 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Oct 25 3 170 Common Dolphins 1 Unidentified Shark
Oct 24 5 1,050 Common Dolphins 1 Mako Shark
Oct 23 2 30 Common Dolphins 1 Blue Whale
Oct 22 4 2,300 Common Dolphins 2 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales
Oct 21 1 50 Common Dolphins 10 Flying Fish
Oct 20 3 520 Common Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales
Oct 19 1 10 Common Dolphins
Oct 18 4 1,450 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 5 Flying Fish
Oct 17 5 1,212 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 6 Humpback Whales 25 Flying Fish, 1 Bat Ray
Oct 16 3 250 Common Dolphins
Oct 15 2 250 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Oct 14 1 300 Common Dolphins
Oct 13 2 200 Common Dolphins 50 Short-finned Pilot Whales,
1 Unidentified Beaked Whale
2 Mola Mola
Oct 12 3 575 Common Dolphins 5 Mola Mola
Oct 11 4 950 Common Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales
Oct 10 5 940 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 7 Humpback Whales 1 Mola Mola, 1 Pufferfish
Oct 9 2 275 Common Dolphins 1 Fin Whale (Entangled)
Oct 8 2 250 Common Dolphins 11 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 3 Minke Whales,
1 Humpback Whale
Oct 7 3 800 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale 1 Hammerhead Shark
Oct 6 2 600 Common Dolphins 1 Unidentified Whale
Oct 5 1 25 Common Dolphins 8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale,
1 Minke Whale
Oct 4 2 75 Common Dolphins 26 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 7 Humpback Whales,
2 Minke Whales
Oct 3 4 400 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 5 Humpback Whales,
1 Bryde’s Whale,
1 Minke Whale
2 Hammerhead Sharks
Oct 2 3 650 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Oct 1 1 400 Common Dolphins 25 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
Sept 30 3 50 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,500 Common Dolphins 120 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Flying Fish
Sept 29 2 550 Common Dolphins 1 Pacific White-sided Dolphin 2 Humpback Whales 1 Mako Shark
Sept 28 3 115 Common Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales
Sept 27 3 1,025 Common Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales
Sept 26 6 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 3,475 Common Dolphins 27 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 4 Flying Fish
Sept 25 4 1,900 Common Dolphins 8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 7 Flying Fish
Sept 24 2 1,150 Common Dolphins 3 Flying Fish
Sept 23 2 200 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales 1 Malolo (Flying Fish)
Sept 22 2 16 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,000 Common Dolphins 1 Hammerhead Shark
Sept 21 1 1 Hammerhead Shark
Sept 20 3 800 Common Dolphins 70 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales,
1 Blue Whale
1 Hammerhead Shark
Sept 19 4 5 Bottlenose Dolphins 580 Common Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales 1 Elephant Seal
Sept 18 3 575 Common Dolphins 85 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 4 Minke Whales
Sept 17 3 380 Common Dolphins 4 Minke Whales,
1 Humpback Whale
Sept 16 2 900 Common Dolphins
Sept 15 1 200 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale,
1 Minke Whale
Sept 14 2 650 Common Dolphins
Sept 13 2 1,500 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
Sept 12 4 600 Common Dolphins 2 Minke Whales 2 Hammerhead Sharks
Sept 11 3 600 Common Dolphins 9 Minke Whales
Sept 10 4 35 Bottlenose Dolphins 25 Common Dolphins 9 Minke Whales,
1 Gray Whale (Breaching!)
Sept 9 2 2 Blue Whales, 2 Bryde’s Whales
Sept 8 2 3 Bottlenose Dolphins 300 Common Dolphins 50 Risso’s Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
Sept 7 6 660 Common Dolphins 5 Blue Whales 1 Mola Mola
Sept 6 9 4,550 Common Dolphins 4 Blue Whales,
2 Humpback Whales,
1 Unidentified Whale
1 Mola Mola
Sept 5 8 2,390 Common Dolphins 5 Blue Whales,
2 Bryde’s Whales,
1 Mola Mola
Sept 4 3 1,150 Comon Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales,
2 Minke Whales
Sept 3 1 300 Common Dolphins 1 Blue Whale 1 Hammerhead Shark , 1 Mola Mola
Sept 2 3 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 550 Common Dolphins 3 Blue Whales
Sept 1 3 1,250 Common Dolphins 4 Blue Whales, 3 Humpback Whales
Aug 31 1 2 Blue Whales
Aug 30 5 575 Common Dolphins 1 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 9 Blue Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 1 Minke Whale 1 Hammerhead Shark
Aug 29 5 1,450 Common Dolphins 7 Blue Whales
Aug 28 1 200 Common Dolphins 1 Blue Whale 2 Hammerhead Sharks
Aug 27 3 3 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,400 Common Dolphins 2 Blue Whale 2 Hammerhead Sharks
Aug 26 2 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 700 Common Dolphins 2 Blue Whales
Aug 25 3 200 Common Dolphins 5 Blue Whales 4 Hammerhead Sharks
Aug 24 4 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 4 Common Dolphins 4 Blue Whales, 3 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale 1 Hammerhead Shark
Aug 23 4 25 Bottlenose Dolphins 400 Common Dolphins 9 Blue Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale
Aug 22 3 13 Blue Whales 2 Mola Mola
Aug 21 5 140 Common Dolphins 10 Blue Whales, 1 Fin Whale 1 Unidentified Shark
Aug 20 3 25 Bottlenose Dolphins 600 Common Dolphins 5 Blue Whales, 2 Humpback Whales
Aug 19 4 1,450 Common Dolphins 10 Blue Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
Aug 18 5 400 Common Dolphins 20 Blue Whales, 1 Fin Whale
Aug 17 3 41 Bottlenose Dolphins 17 Blue Whales, 2 Fin Whales 1 Hammerhead Shark
Aug 16 5 1 Bottlenose Dolphin 83 Common Dolphins 23 Blue Whales, 2 Minke Whales
Aug 15 6 90 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,700 Common Dolphins 19 Blue Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
Aug 14 4 20 Bottlenose Dolphins 700 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 3 Fin Whales, 1 Blue Whale
Aug 13 4 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,700 Common Dolphins 30 Risso’s Dolphins 7 Blue Whales, 1 Unidentified Baleen Whale
Aug 12 5 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 5,500 Common Dolphins 6 Risso’s Dolphins 1 Unidentified Baleen Whale
Aug 11 4 2,750 Common Dolphins 12 Risso’s Dolphins 1 Blue Whale, 1 Minke Whale
Aug 10 4 1,050 Common Dolphins
Aug 9 8 2,400 Common Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales, 2 Blue Whales, 2 Minke Whales
Aug 8 8 4,950 Common Dolphins 8 Minke Whales, 2 Bryde’s Whales, 1 Fin Whale 1 Elephant Seal
Aug 7 4 60 Bottlenose Dolphins (Including Patches) 975 Common Dolphins 3 Minke Whales 1 Hammerhead Shark, 1 Loggerhead Turtle
Aug 6 5 25 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,550 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale 1 Thresher Shark, 1 Hammerhead Shark
Aug 5 7 2,650 Common Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales
Aug 4 6 8,900 Common Dolphins 7 Blue Whales
Aug 3 6 25 Bottlenose Dolphins 4,865 Common Dolphins 8 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whale 1 Hammerhead Shark
Aug 2 5 18 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,300 Common Dolphins 3 Blue Whales, 2 Bryde’s Whales, 1 Minke Whale 1 Elephant Seal
Aug 1 8 153 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,550 Common Dolphins 12 Blue Whales, 1 Gray Whale (In Dana Point Harbor)
July 31 6 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,150 Common Dolphins 3 Blue Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale
July 30 4 20 Bottlenose Dolphins 4,500 Common Dolphins 9 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whale
July 29 6 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 4,650 Common Dolphins 12 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whales 1 Hammerhead Shark
July 28 4 3,350 Common Dolphins 4 Minke Whales, 3 Bryde’s Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 2 Blue Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Fin Whale,
July 27 5 3,100 Common Dolphins 10 Humpback Whales
July 26 5 2,200 Common Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale
July 25 6 4,900 Common Dolphins 10 Humpback Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 1 Minke Whale 1 Hammerhead Shark
July 24 6 3,600 Common Dolphins 11 Humpback Whales, 4 Minke Whales
July 23 6 5,800 Common Dolphins 19 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whale 1 Hammerhead Shark
July 22 6 3,250 Common Dolphins 9 Blue Whales, 1 Humpback Whale 1 Mako Shark
July 21 6 3,900 Common Dolphins 17 Minke Whales, 6 Humpback Whales, 2 Blue Whales 1 Hammerhead Shark
July 20 4 1,575 Common Dolphins 2 Minke Whales, 1 Blue Whale
July 19 5 25 Bottlenose Dolphins 900 Common Dolphins 3 Minke Whales, 2 Blue Whales (Cow/Calf) 1 Hammerhead Shark
July 18 7 100 Bottlenose Dolphins (Including Patches) 4,000 Common Dolphins 5 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whale
July 17 8 6,360 Common Dolphins 11 Blue Whales, 2 Minke Whales
July 16 8 56 Bottlenose Dolphins 6,512 Common Dolphins 7 Blue Whales, 6 Minke Whales
July 15 8 183 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,750 Common Dolphins 2 Fin Whales, 1 Blue Whale
July 14 7 2,600 Common Dolphins 15 Blue Whales
July 13 5 170 Bottlenose Dolphins (Including Patches) 1,340 Common Dolphins 18 Blue Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 3 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale
July 12 10 5 Bottlenose Dolphins 4,430 Common Dolphins 31 Blue Whales, 6 Fin Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 1 Minke Whale
July 11 9 4,300 Common Dolphins 29 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whale 1 Mola Mola
July 10 4 57 Blue Whales 2 Hammerhead Sharks, 1 Mako Shark, 1 Mola Mola
July 9 3 30 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,500 Common Dolphins 16 Blue Whales, 3 Minke Whales, 2 Fin Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
July 8 3 1,100 Common Dolphins 7 Blue Whales, 2 Minke Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
July 7 4 2,500 Common Dolphins 11 Blue Whales, 1 Minke Whale
July 6 2 3,000 Common Dolphins 3 Blue Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
July 5 3 1,400 Common Dolphins 2 Minke Whales, 1 Fin Whale, 1 Humpback Whale
July 4 6 15 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,225 Common Dolphins 4 Blue Whales, 3 Minke Whales, 2 Humpback Whales
July 3 7 3,050 Common Dolphins 10 Fin Whales, 9 Blue Whales, 1 Bryde’s Whale
July 2 4 3 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,350 Common Dolphins 4 Minke Whales, 3 Blue Whales, 2 Humpback Whales
July 1 4 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 975 Common Dolphins 4 Minke Whales, 1 Blue Whale
June 30 3 20 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,700 Common Dolphins 2 Blue Whales (Cow/Calf), 2 Fin Whales, 1 Humpback Whale 1 Mola Mola
June 29 2 250 Common Dolphins 2 Blue Whales (Cow/Calf) 1 Mola Mola
June 28 4 53 Common Dolphins 1 Blue Whale
June 27 4 24 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,700 Common Dolphins 4 Blue Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
June 26 6 15 Bottlenose Dolphins 525 Common Dolphins 6 Blue Whales
June 25 6 4,125 Common Dolphins 4 Humpback Whales, 2 Bryde’s Whales, 1 Minke Whale
June 24 5 1,500 Common Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales
June 23 4 5,750 Common Dolphins 5 Blue Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
June 22 2 5 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,350 Common Dolphins 1 Blue Whale, 1 Fin Whale, 1 (Breaching) Minke Whale 2 Mola Mola
June 21 8 3,200 Common Dolphins 5 Minke Whales, 3 Humpback Whales, 2 Blue Whales, 2 Fin Whales, 2 Bryde’s Whales 2 Mola Mola
June 20 6 8,000 Common Dolphins 6 Humpback Whales 2 Mola Mola
June 19 2 5,000 Common Dolphins 2 Fin Whales, 2 Bryde’s Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
June 18 3 1,350 Common Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale 1 Mola Mola
June 17 4 3,050 Common Dolphins 1 Mola Mola
June 16 2 40 Bottlenose Dolphins 6 Blue Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 1 Minke Whale
June 15 2 600 Common Dolphins 2 Blue Whales (Cow/Calf)
June 14 4 30 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,000 Common Dolphins 2 Blue Whales (Delta & Calf)
June 13 4 1,450 Common Dolphins 1 Loggerhead Sea Turtle
June 12 3 25 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,000 Common Dolphins
June 11 2 1,115 Common Dolphins 2 Fin Whales (Cow/Calf)
June 10 1 75 Bottlenose Dolphins
June 9 2 2 Blue Whales, 2 Fin Whales
June 8 3 40 Bottlenose Dolphins 340 Common Dolphins 3 Blue Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
June 7 6 4,200 Common Dolphins 3 Fin Whales, 2 Bryde’s Whales, 2 Minke Whales
June 6 5 19 Bottlenose Dolphins 3,095 Common Dolphins 22 Risso’s Dolphins 2 Fin Whales 1 Mako Shark
June 5 5 4 Bottlenose Dolphins 3,500 Common Dolphins 6 Blue Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Fin Whale
June 4 3 40 Bottlenose Dolphins 800 Common Dolphins 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 1 Blue Whale
June 3 2 5 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,300 Common Dolphins 2 Fin Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 2 Minke Whales
June 2 3 1,300 Common Dolphins 2 Blue Whales, 2 Fin Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Minke Whale 1 Mako Shark
June 1 1 500 Common Dolphins 3 Gray Whales (Mom and 2 Calves)
May 31 5 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 4,400 Common Dolphins 2 Minke Whales, 1 Blue Whale
May 30 3 9 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,000 Common Dolphins 4 Blue Whales, 4 Fin Whales, 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
May 29 2 2,300 Common Dolphin 2 Blue Whales, 2 Humpback Whales
May 28 2 50 Bottlenose (Including Patches) 750 Common Dolphins 2 Humpback Whales, 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 1 Blue Whale
May 27 2 500 Common Dolphins 2 Blue Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
May 26 2 1,500 Common Dolphins 3 Fin Whales
May 25 3 4,500 Common Dolphins 40 Pilot Whales, 14 Fin Whales, 2 Blue Whales, 2 Gray Whales, 2 Minke Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
May 24 3 Trips 3,000 Common Dolphins 6 Fin Whales
May 23 3 Trips 1,100 Common Dolphins 3 Humpback Whales, 2 Blue Whales
May 22 3 1,525 Common Dolphins 3 Blue Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
May 21 3 1,300 Common Dolphins
May 20 2 35 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,000 Common Dolphins 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf) 2 Mola Mola
May 19 1 1,000 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins
May 18 2 50 Bottlenose Dolphins 100 Common Dolphins 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
May 17 3 400 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 6 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
May 16 2 4 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
May 15 2 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,050 Common Dolphins
May 14 1 4 Bottlenose Dolphins 5 Gray Whales
May 13 1 75 Common Dolphins
May 12 2 500 Common Dolphins 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf), 1 Humpback Whale 1 Mola Mola
May 11 2 1,100 Common Dolphins 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf)
May 10 7 4,200 Common Dolphins 1 Humpback Whale
May 9 3 920 Common Dolphins 12 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
May 8 1 9 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf Pairs)
May 7 2 3 Bottlenose Dolphins 200 Common Dolphins 12 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
May 6 2 950 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales, (Cow/Calf Pairs), 4 Minke Whales, 3 Humpback Whales
May 5 4 3 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,600 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 3 Humback Whales, 3 Minke Whales
May 4 2 1,200 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Fin Whale
May 3 3 2,250 Common Dolphins 14 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
May 2 3 2,500 Common Dolphins 12 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
May 1 4 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 400 Common Dolphins 12 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs),
Apr 30 2 1,050 Common Dolphins 6 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
Apr 29 2 75 Bottlenose Dolphins 2 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 2 Humpback Whales
Apr 28 2 4 Bottlenose Dolphins 9 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calves), 2 Fin Whales
Apr 27 3 10 Bottlenose Dolphins 125 Common Dolphins 24 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 12 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 2 Fin Whales
Apr 26 3 200 Common Dolphins 4 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 8 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
Apr 25 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 600 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 10 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
Apr 24 4 184 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 6 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs) 1 Sea Turtle, 1 Mako Shark
Apr 23 2 2 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 1 Fin Whale, 1 Minke Whale
Apr 22 3 2,500 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
Apr 21 2 40 Bottlenose Dolphins 750 Common Dolphins 10 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs),
Apr 20 2 200 Common Dolphins 3 Gray Whales, 2 Fin Whales
Apr 19 5 100 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,500 Common Dolphins 9 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf Pairs)
Apr 18 5 180 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,400 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 3 Fin Whales
Apr 17 5 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,250 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales, 2 Fin Whales
Apr 16 2 500 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 6 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs), 1 Fin Whale
Apr 15 2 500 Common Dolphins 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
Apr 14 2 625 Common Dolphins 2 Gray Whales (Cow/Calf Pairs)
Apr 13 2 75 Bottlenose Dolphins 25 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 2 Fin Whales
Apr 12 3 375 Common Dolphins 5 Gray Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
Apr 11 7 102 Bottlenose Dolphins 975 Common Dolphins 11 Fin Whales, 2 Blue Whales (Cow/Calf), 1 Gray Whale
Apr 10 5 100 Bottlenose Dolphins 260 Common Dolphins 7 Gray Whales, 2 Fin Whales
Apr 9 5 50 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,600 Common Dolphins 8 Gray Whales, 3 Fin Whales
Apr 8 6 1,115 Common Dolphins 6 Gray Whales, 3 Humpback Whales, 2 Fin Whales 1 Mola Mola
Apr 7 6 103 Bottlenose Dolphins 440 Common Dolphins 13 Gray Whales, 3 Fin Whales 1 Harbor Seal
Apr 6 6 62 Bottlenose Dolphins 962 Common Dolphins 18 Fin Whales
Apr 5 0 Happy Easter!
Apr 4 8 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,675 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 8 Fin Whales, 6 Gray Whales, 1 Minke Whale
Apr 3 7 1,736 Common Dolphins 4 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 15 Gray Whales, 12 Fin Whales
Apr 2 6 18 Bottlenose Dolphins 135 Common Dolphins 11 Gray Whales, 2 Fin Whales
Apr 1 7 1,100 Common Dolphins 14 Gray Whales
Mar 31 6 20 Bottlenose Dolphins 620 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 9 Gray Whales, 6 Fin Whales 1 Mola Mola, 1 Mako Shark
Mar 30 9 44 Bottlenose Dolphins 4,680 Common Dolphins 11 Fin Whales, 2 Gray Whales
Mar 29 8 120 Bottlenose Dolphins 812 Common Dolphins 116 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 7 Gray Whales, 2 Fin Whales, 1 Minke Whale
Mar 28 8 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,805 Common Dolphins 32 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 6 Gray Whales, 5 Fin Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Blue Whale, 1 Minke Whale
Mar 27 6 30 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,200 Common Dolphins 18 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 4 Gray Whales, 3 Blue Whales, 3 Fin Whales, 2 Minke Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
Mar 26 6 6,700 Common Dolphins 10 Gray Whales, 1 Minke Whale
Mar 25 1,860 Common Dolphins 54 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 14 Gray Whales, 1 Minke Whale 1 Mola Mola
Mar 24 6 4 Bottlenose Dolphins 255 Common Dolphins 25 Gray Whales, 1 Humpback Whale
Mar 23 4 3,200 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 24 Gray Whales, 4 Fin Whales
Mar 22 6 2,350 Common Dolphins 30 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 24 Gray Whale, 1 Fin Whale 1 Mola Mola
Mar 21 6 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 7,700 Common Dolphins 8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 23 Gray Whales, 4 Fin Whales
Mar 20 6 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,225 Common Dolphins 33 Gray Whales, 1 Blue Whale
Mar 19 4 350 Common Dolphins 15 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 36 Gray Whales 2 Mola Mola
Mar 18 5 7 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,010 Common Dolphins 5 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 22 Gray Whales 4 Mola Mola
Mar 17 4 4 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,700 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 21 Gray Whales, 2 Fin Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 1 Minke Whale 1 Elephant Seal
Mar 16 4 8 Bottlenose Dolphins 186 Common Dolphins 17 Gray Whales (1 Entangled), 7 Fin Whales
Mar 15 7 2,214 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 14 Gray Whales, 8 Fin Whales Dana Point Festival of Whales
Mar 14 11 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 113 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 46 Gray Whales, 21 Fin Whales Dana Point Festival of Whales
Mar 13 8 7,858 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 27 Gray Whales, 4 Fin Whales 1 Mola Mola
Mar 12 4 4,000 Common Dolphins 28 Gray Whales
Mar 11 5 7 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,000 Common Dolphins 2 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 23 Gray Whales, 3 Fin Whales 4 Mola Mola
Mar 10 4 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,170 Common Dolphins 4 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 36 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale 1 Elephant Seal, 1 Unidentified Shark
Mar 9 5 150 Bottlenose Dolphins 105 Common Dolphins 14 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 40 Gray Whales
Mar 8 7 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 385 Common Dolphins 55 Gray Whales Dana Point Festival of Whales
Mar 7 10 411 Common Dolphins 11 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins 54 Gray Whales, 2 Fin Whales Dana Point Festival of Whales
Mar 6 5 205 Common Dolphins 17 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 14 Gray Whales, 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Fin Whale
Mar 5 5 1,425 Common Dolphins 1 Pacific White-sided Dolphin 14 Gray Whales, 2 Fin Whales, 2 Minke Whales
Mar 4 2 2,030 Common Dolphins 12 Gray Whales
Mar 3 2 65 Common Dolphins 9 Gray Whales
Mar 2 2 12 Common Dolphins 5 Gray Whales
Mar 1 2 10 Gray Whales
Feb 28 4 27 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 12 Gray Whales 1 Mola Mola
Feb 27 3 40 Common Dolphins 6 Gray Whales
Feb 26 3 1 Bottlenose Dolphins 190 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 12 Gray Whale
Feb 25 5 3 Bottlenose Dolphins 15 Pacifci White-sided Dolphins 15 Gray Whales
Feb 24 3 12 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 14 Gray Whales
Feb 23 2 30 Bottlenose Dolphins 10 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 14 Gray Whales
Feb 22 4 124 Common Dolphins 14 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 7 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale
Feb 21 8 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 675 Common Dolphins 18 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 25 Gray Whales, 10 Fin Whales
Feb 20 3 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 700 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 18 Gray Whales
Feb 19 3 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 200 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 7 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale
Feb 18 3 300 Common Dolphins 8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 7 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale
Feb 17 3 1,175 Common Dolphins 10 Gray Whales
Feb 16 8 472 Bottlenose Dolphins 64 Common Dolphins 165 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 27 Gray Whales, 11 Fin Whales 1 Mola Mola
Feb 15 9 212 Bottlenose Dolphins 415 Common Dolphins 33 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale 1 Mola Mola
Feb 14 10 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 4,600 Common Dolphins 16 Gray Whales, 7 Fin Whales
Feb 13 5 450 Common Dolphins 26 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 13 Gray Whales, 3 Humpback Whales
Feb 12 3 1 Bottlenose Dolphin 100 Common Dolphins 33 Gray Whales, 1 Humpback Whale, 1 Minke Whale
Feb 11 5 137 Bottlenose Dolphins 15 Gray Whales, 3 Humpback Whales, 2 Blue Whales
Feb 10 3 109 Bottlenose Dolphins 45 Common Dolphins 7 Gray Whales 1 Mola Mola
Feb 9 2 25 Common Dolphins 8 Pacifc White-sided Dolphins 11 Gray Whales
Feb 8 6 16 Common Dolphins 9 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 51 Gray Whales
Feb 7 5 158 Common Dolphins 4 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 29 Gray Whales, 8 Fin Whales (1 Entangled), 1 Minke Whale
Feb 6 3 225 Common Dolphins 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 13 Gray Whales
Feb 5 2 3 Gray Whales
Feb 4 2 30 Common Dolphins 12 Gray Whales
Feb 3 2 8 Common Dolphins 14 Gray Whales
Feb 2 3 700 Common Dolphins 19 Gray Whales, 2 Humpback Whales
Feb 1 5 285 Common Dolphins 16 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 16 Gray Whales, 1 Fin Whale 5 Harbor Seals, Pelagic Red Crabs (“Tuna Crabs”)
Jan 31 5 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 61 Common Dolphins 24 Gray Whales
Jan 30 3 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 180 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 20 Gray Whales
Jan 29 2 85 Common Dolphins 7 Gray Whales
Jan 28 2 10 Gray Whales
Jan 27 1 20 Common Dolphins 20 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 14 Gray Whales
Jan 26 2 16 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 12 Gray Whales
Jan 25 7 50 Bottlenose Dolphins 185 Common Dolphins 34 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf),
Jan 24 7 358 Common Dolphins 40 – 50 Pilot Whales (RARE!), 21 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf), 3 Fin Whales, 2 Minke Whales
Jan 23 2 8 Bottlenose Dolphins 200 Common Dolphins 3 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 12 Gray Whales
Jan 22 2 1,250 Common Dolphins 4 Gray Whales
Jan 21 1 20 Common Dolphins 10 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 3 Gray Whales
Jan 20 2 4 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,100 Common Dolphins 2 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 6 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
Jan 19 6 2,000 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 22 Gray Whales
Jan 18 7 600 Common Dolphins 25 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf Pairs)
Jan 17 7 2,620 Common Dolphins 16 Gray Whales
Jan 16 3 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 52 Common Dolphins 6 Gray Whales 1 Elephant Seal
Jan 15 3 520 Common Dolphins 22 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 9 Gray Whales
Jan 14 2 150 Common Dolphins 1 Gray Whale
Jan 13 3 220 Common Dolphins 6 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 9 Gray Whales
Jan 12 3 450 Common Dolphins 24 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 3 Gray Whales
Jan 11 2 4 Common Dolphins 8 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 1 Fin Whale, 1 Gray Whale
Jan 10 2 650 Common Dolphins 50 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 13 Fin Whales, 9 Gray Whales
Jan 9 4 13 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,200 Common Dolphins 12 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 2 Fin Whale, 12 Gray Whales
Jan 8 2 30 Bottlenose Dolphins 201 Common Dolphins 3 Fin Whales, 4 Gray Whales
Jan 7 2 60 Common Dolphins 4 Orca (CA51 Bigg’s Transient Killer Whales), 1 Gray Whale
Jan 6 2 1,250 Common Dolphins 3 Gray Whales
Jan 5 3 300 Common Dolphins 45 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 6 Gray Whales, 2 Minke Whales
Jan 4 3 1,300 Common Dolphins 24 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 4 Fin Whales, 5 Gray Whales
Jan 3 5 1,050 Common Dolphins 33 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 13 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
Jan 2 5 1,850 Common Dolphins 139 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 14 Gray Whales (Including Cow/Calf)
Jan 1, 2015 4 40 Bottlenose Dolphins 1,005 Common Dolphins 50 Pacific White-sided Dolphins 8 Gray Whales