2005 Whale Watching Sightings Log

Date Bottlenose Dolphin Common Dolphin Pacific White-sided Dolphin Risso’s Dolphin Whales Other
Dec 28 20 Bottlenose Dolphins 200 Common Dolphins 15 Risso’s Dolphins
Dec 27 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 30 Risso’s Dolphins 1 Gray Whale
Dec 26 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 15 Risso’s Dolphins 2 Gray Whales-1 young (25 feet)
Dec 23 14 Bottlenose Dolphins 80 Risso’s Dolphins 3 Gray Whales (1 baby & mother)
Dec 22 12 Bottlenose 12 Risso’s
Dec 21 300 Common Dolphins
Dec 19 1 Gray Whale
Dec 18 500 Common Dolphins
Dec 17 2 Fin Whales
Dec 15 1,000 Common Dolphins
Dec 14 1,200 Common Dolphins
Dec 11 50 Risso’s Dolphins 4 Gray Whales
Dec 9 100+ Bottlenose Dolphins
Dec 8 50 Bottlenose Dolphins 25 Common Dolphins
Dec 7 20 Bottlenose Dolphins
Dec 6 1,000+ Common Dolphins
Dec 5 200 Common Dolphins
Nov 29 12 Bottlenose Dolphins
Nov 28 20 Bottlenose Dolphins 800 Common Dolphins 12 Risso’s Dolphins
Nov 26 800 Common Dolphins
Nov 25 50 Bottlenose 20 Pacific White-sided 2 Risso’s
Nov 23 4000 Co.
Nov 19 1000 Co.
Nov 17 12 Risso’s
Nov 15 25 Co.
Nov 12 2000 Co.
Nov 10 500 Co.
Nov 7 60 Bottlenose
Nov 6 12 Pacific White-sided
Nov 5 4 Bottlenose 1000 Co.
Nov 4 300 Co.
Nov 3 4 Bottlenose 300 Co.
Nov 1 8 Bottlenose
Oct 31 12 Risso’s
Oct 30 1000 Co.
Oct 29 25 Bottlenose 65 Risso’s
Oct 27 80 Co.
Oct 26 5 Bottlenose
Oct 25 2 Bottlenose
Oct 23 25 Co.
Oct 22 25 Bottlenose 50 Risso’s 1 Snipe eel
Oct 21 16 Co.
Oct 20 36 Bottlenose 36 Risso’s
Oct 16 1000 Co.
Oct 12 200 Co.
Oct 11 300 Co.
Oct 9 200 Co.
Oct 8 50 Co.
Oct 7 9 Bottlenose 250 Co. 6 Risso’s
Oct 6 1000 Co. 1 Minke Whale
Oct 5 1000 Co. 1 Humpback Whale
Oct 4 100 Co.
Oct 1 500 Co. 8 Pacific White-sided 20 Risso’s
Sept 30 12 Bottlenose
Sept 29 100 Co.
Sept 28 12 Bottlenose 50 Co. 50 Risso’s Nursery pods-Commons & Bottlenose
Sept 24 6 Bottlenose 400 Co.
Sept 23 1000 Co.
Sept 22 100 Co. 25 Risso’s
Sept 21 1500 Co.
Sept 20 50 Co.
Sept 18 200 Co.
Sept 17 1000 Co.
Sept 16 500 Co.
Sept 15 1000 Co.
Sept 14 200 Co.
Sept 13 12 Co. 6 Pacific White-sided
Sept 10 50 Co.
Sept 9 300 Co.
Sept 7 4000 Co.
Sept 6 2000 Co. 25 Risso’s
Sept 5 200 Co.
Sept 3 6 Bottlenose 500+ Co.
Sept 2 300+ Co.
Sept 1 1000 Co.
Aug 31 2200+ Co.
Aug 30 500 Co.
Aug 29 250 Co.
Aug 28 2 Bottlenose 200 Co.
Aug 27 2 Bottlenose 500 Co. 50 Risso’s 1 Blue Whale!
Aug 26 250 Co. 4 Blue Whales!
Aug 25 200 Co. 2 Blue Whales!
Aug 24 30 Bottlenose 200 Co.
Aug 23 50 Bottlenose 500 Co.
Aug 22 1500+ Co.
Aug 21 100+ Bottlenose! 100 Co. 20 Risso’s
Aug 20 400 Co. 1 Blue Whale!
Aug 19 300 Co. 50 Risso’s
Aug 18 70 Bottlenose 100 Co.
Aug 17 1000+ Co.
Aug 16 1500 Co. 1 Albino Calf (Common Dolphin)
Aug 15 1200+ Co. 1 Blue Whale!
Aug 14 1000 Co.
Aug 13 1500+ Co.
Aug 12 25 Bottlenose 1200+ Co. 1 Minke Whale & 2 Mola
Molas
Aug 11
Aug 10 4 Blue Whales!
Aug 9 40 Bottlenose 4 Risso’s 2 Blue Whales!
Aug 8 1000 Co. 1 Blue Whale!
Aug 7 200 Co. 2 Blue Whales & 1 Calf!
Aug 6 10 Blue Whales & 1 Calf!!
Aug 5 150 Co. 2 Blue Whales!
Aug 4 1500 Co. 3 Mola Molas
Aug 3 200 Co.
Aug 2 1500 Co.
Aug 1 200 Co. 1 Mola Mola
July 31 1000 Co.
July 30 2000 Co.
July 29 800 Co. 1 Mola Mola
July 28 450 Co.
July 27 500+ Co.
July 26 300 Co. 1 Pacific White-sided Dolphin 12 Common Dolphin CALVES & 1
Mola
July 25 200 Co. 1 Huge Mola Mola!
July 24 200 Co. 2 Mola Molas & 1 Mako
Shark
July 23 600 Co.
July 22 800 Co.
July 21 50 Bottlenose 600 Co.
July 20 1300 Co. 2 Mola Molas
July 19 150 Co. 12 Common Dolphin CALVES & 2
Molas
July 18 450 Co.
July 17 400 Co.
July 16 300 Co. 15 Risso’s 3 Mola Molas
July 15 1000 Co. 2 Mola Molas
July 14 65 Co. 4 Mola Molas
July 13 1000 Co.
July 12 200 Co. 4 Mola Molas
July 11 600 Co.
July 10 700 Co. 3 Elephant Seals
July 9 1500 Co. 3 Blue Whales
July 8 1000+ Co.
July 7 20 Bottlenose 2400 Co.
July 6 1500 Co.
July 5 2 Bottlenose 500 Co. 1 Minke Whale
July 4 40 Bottlenose 200 Co. 1 Minke Whale & 1 Wlwphant
Seal
July 3 10 Bottlenose 1500 Co.
July 2 25 Bottlenose 500 Co.
July 1 300+ Co.
June 30 9 Co.
June 29 500 Co.
June 28 1000 Co.
June 27 800 Co. 2 Blue Whales
June 26 2 Bottlenose 500 Co. 1 Blue Whale & 1 Sun Fish
June 25 7 Blue Whales!!
June 24 1500+ Co.
June 23 20 Bottlenose
June 22 2500 Co.
June 21 1500+ Co.
June 20 30 Bottlenose 1000 Co.
June 19 2500 Co.
June 18 1500+ Co.
June 17 600 Co.
June 16 6 Bottlenose 200 Co. 1 Blue Whale!!
June 14 60 Bottlenose 1000 Co. 20 Risso’s 1 Mako Shark & 1 Sun Fish
June 13 40 Co.
June 12 10 Bottlenose
June 11 10 Bottlenose 3 Fin Whales!
June 10 20 Bottlenose 1000+ Co.
June 8 4 Bottlenose 10 Co. 1 Blue Whale!!
June 7 1000 Co. 1 Sun Fish & 1 Harbor
Seal Swimming
June 6 3 Bottlenose
June 5 500 Co.
June 4 1000+ Co.
June 3 50 Bottlenose 50 Co.
June 2 150 Co.
June 1 8 Bottlenose 200 Co.
May 31 2000 Co. 6 Pacific White-sided
May 30 15 Bottlenose
May 29 8 Bottlenose 1500 Co.
May 28 20 Bottlenose 500 Co.
May 27 30 Bottlenose 250 Co.
May 23 1000 Co. 1 Fin Whale
May 22 25 Co.
May 21 1000 Co.
May 18 250 Co.
May 17 500 Co.
May 16 6 Bottlenose
May 15 1250 Co.
May 14 12 Bottlenose 25 Co.
May 13 6 Bottlenose
May 12 2000 Co.
May 11 600 Co.
May 10 5 Co.
May 8 500 Co.
May 7 50 Bottlenose 500 Co.
May 6 50 Bottlenose 200 Co. 2 Fin Whales
May 5 75 Co. 25 Pacific White-sided 75 -100 False Killer Whales 2 Gray Whales-Mother & Calf!
May 4 200 Co. 4 Fin Whales-1 Breaching!!
May 3 200+ Bottlenose
May 1 24 Pacific White-sided
April 30 2500 Co.
April 29 200 Co.
April 26 15 Co. 2 Gray Whales-Mother & Calf!
April 24 4000 Co.
April 23 500 Co. 4 Gray Whales
April 22 8 Bottlenose 2 Gray Whales
April 21 12 Bottlenose 200 Co.
April 20 200 Co.
April 19 8 Pacific White-sided
April 16 20 Bottlenose 30 Co. 12 Pacific White-sided 4 Gray Whales
April 15 6 Bottlenose 2 Gray Whales inc. Mother & Calf!
April 14 11 Bottlenose 11 Pacific White-sided
April 12 6 Bottlenose 750 Co. 3 Gray Whales inc. Mother & Calf!
April 10 12 Bottlenose 2 Gray Whales
April 8 6 Bottlenose 100 Co. 3 Gray Whales inc. Mother & Calf!
April 7 500+ Co. 2 Gray Whales-Mother & Calf!
April 6 150 Co. 4 Gray Whales
April 5 Bottlenose 200 Co. 2 Gray Whales
April 3 8 Bottlenose 6 Pacific White-sided 3 Gray Whales
April 2 16 Bottlenose 6 Co. 6 Pacific White-sided 2 Gray Whales-1 in the harbor!
April 1 12 Bottlenose 6 Gray Whales-1 Breaching!
March 31 300 Co. 24 Risso’s
March 30 1000 Co. 2 Gray Whales
March 29 200 Co. 6 Risso’s 1 Gray Whale
March 28 3 Bottlenose 100 Co. 8 Pacific White-sided
March 26 6 Bottlenose 2000 Co. 6 Risso’s 4 Gray Whales
March 25 2000 Co. 4 Pacific White-sided 8 Gray Whales
March 23 1 Gray Whale
March 22 6 Bottlenose 6000 Co. 2 Humpback Whales! 1 Gray Whale
March 21 2000 Co. 25 Risso’s
March 20 5 Gray Whales-2 Breaching!
March 19 10 Bottlenose 1000 Co. 10 Risso’s 3 Gray Whales
March 18 2000 Co. 50 Risso’s 1 Gray Whale
March 16 2 Bottlenose 1000+ Co. 2 Gray Whales
March 15 6 Bottlenose 5 Gray Whales
March 14 8 Gray Whales-1 Breaching!
March 13 1000 Co. 1 Elephant Seal 14 Gray Whales
March 12 1000 Co. 15 Risso’s 7 Gray Whales
March 10 2000 Co. 12 Gray Whales
March 11 30+ Pacific White-sided 5 Gray Whales
March 9 4 Pacific White-sided 4 Gray Whales
March 8 12 Bottlenose 2000 Co. 12 Risso’s 4 Gray Whales
March 7 2 Bottlenose 24 Pacific White-sided 24 Risso’s 5 Gray Whales
March 6 12 Bottlenose 2000 Co. 4 Gray Whales
March 5 2000 Co. 24 Pacific White-sided 5 Gray Whales
March 3 40 Co. 5 Gray Whales
March 2 4 Gray Whales
Feb 28 400 Co.
Feb 27 12 Bottlenose 200 Co. 60 Risso’s 9 Gray Whales
Feb 26 25 Co. 6 Pacific White-sided 4 Gray Whales
Feb 25 4 Gray Whales
Feb 24 1000 Co. 6 Pacific White-sided 3 Gray Whales
Feb 20 2 Gray Whales-1 Breaching!
Feb 17 100 Co. 4 Gray Whales
Feb 16 6 Bottlenose 300 Co. 25 Pacific White-sided 1 Gray Whale
Feb 15 100 Pacific White-sided 2 Gray Whales
Feb 14 30-40 Orcas!!!!!
Feb 13 10 Bottlenose 3 Gray Whales-2 Northbound
Feb 10 40 Pacific White Sided Dolphins 4 Gray Whales-1 Northbound
Feb 9 4 Gray Whales
Feb 8 4 Bottlenose 1 Gray Whale
Feb 6 3 Gray Whales
Feb 5 250 Co. 4 Gray Whales-1 Breaching
Feb 4 25+ Co. 5 Gray Whales-Cow & Calf & 1
Breaching
Feb 3 14 Pacific White-sided 2 Gray Whales
Feb 2 2 Gray Whales
Feb 1 24 Pacific White-sided 3 Gray Whales
Jan 31 24 Pacific White-sided 2 Gray Whales-1 Breaching!
Jan 30 15 Risso’s 1 Gray Whale
Jan 29 3 Gray Whales
Jan 28 15 Bottlenose Dolphins 1 Gray Whale
Jan 27 8 Bottlenose Dolphins 14 Risso’s 4 Risso’s calves-one
just 2 days old!
Jan 25 2 Bottlenose Dolphins 2,000 Common Dolphins 6 Gray Whales
Jan 23 1 Gray Whale
Jan 22 1 Sunfish 1 Gray Whale
Jan 21 800+ Common Dolphins 36 Risso’s 1 Gray Whale
Jan 20 12 Common Dolphins 2 Gray Whales
Jan 19 6 Bottlenose Dolphins 5 Pacific White-sided Sea lion eating a Jumbo Squid! 7 Gray Whales
Jan 18 40 Pacific White Sided Dolphins 1 Gray Whale
Jan 17 8 Bottlenose Dolphins
Jan 16 500 Common Dolphins 30 Pacific White Sided Dolphins 12 Risso’s 1 Gray Whale
Jan 15 12 Bottlenose Dolphins 40 Pacific White Sided Dolphins 4 Gray Whales-2 Breaching!
Jan 14 1 Gray Whale
Jan 13 12 Pacific White Sided Dolphins
Jan 6 3000 Co. 6 Pacific White-sided
Jan 5 1 Elephant Seal
Jan 1 3 Bottlenose 2 Gray Whales