2006 Whale Watching Sightings Log

Date Bottlenose Dolphin Common Dolphin Pacific White-sided Dolphin Risso’s Dolphin Whales Other
December
31
50
Bottlenose
1000
Common’s
8 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
80 Risso’s 1 Mola Mola
December
30
200 Common’s 70
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
2
Dall’s Porpoise
& 2 Mola Mola
December
29
6 Bottlenose 30
Risso’s
December
28
300
Common’s
12 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
December
26
5 Common’s 14 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
1 Gray
Whale
December
24
320
Common’s
December
23
250
Common’s
December
21
350
Common’s
December
17
4 Bottlenose 100
Common’s
5 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
December
15
25
Common’s
December
13
30 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
1 Minke
Whale
Very friendly
December
9
20
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
2 Gray
Whales
December
7
4 Bottlenose 8 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
December 5 6 Bottlenose 4 Common’s 1 Minke
Whale
December
4
2 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
2 Fin Whales by Capt. Tommy
December
2
600
Common’s
12 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
December
1
20
Common’s
7 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
November
30
2000
Common’s
November
27
November
26
November
25
450
Common’s
November
24
10 Bottlenose 2000
Common’s
10 Risso’s
November
22
1000
Common’s
1 Minke
Whale
November
19
1000
Common’s
November
18
30 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
November
17
30 Common’s
November
16
2 Bottlenose 250
Common’s
November
15
6000
Common’s
2 Grays
by Early Bird 2 in HB
November
13
200
Common’s
15 Risso’s
November
12
15 Bottlenose 200
Common’s
7
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
1 Minke
Whale
November
11
300
Common’s
50
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
November
10
75 Bottlenose 40
Common’s
20 Risso’s
November
9
1000
Common’s
November
8
200
Common’s
November
7
250
Common’s
Fin
Whale called in by Sea Explorer
November
5
300
Common’s
November
4
180
Bottlenose
November
3
Humpback
Whales called in
November
2
100
Bottlenose
60 Common’s Gray
Whale by DW
October
31
Gray
Whale by OI
October
30
750
Common’s
Gray
Whale by OI
October
29
300
Common’s
1 Swordfish
October
28
3 Bottlenose 40 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
20 Risso’s
October
27
48 Bottlenose 100
Common’s
1 Minke
Whale
1 Swordfish
October
26
2500
Common’s
October
24
10 Bottlenose 20 Risso’s
October
22
20 Risso’s 1 Minke
Whale
2
Sei Whales
October
21
2000 Common’s
October
20
350
Common’s
October
17
20
Common’s
6 Risso’s 1
Minke Whale
,
1 Mola mola
1 unidentified whale, sei whale??
October
16
2 Bottlenose 30 Risso’s
October
15
600
Common’s
October
14
30 Bottlenose 300
Common’s
3 Minke
Whales
October
13
2000
Common’s
7 Minke
Whales
!
October
12
45 Bottlenose 100
Common’s
1 Pacific
White Sided Dolphins
2 Minke
Whales
October
11
35
Bottlenose
October
10
6 Common’s 2 Minke
Whales
October
9
20 Risso’s
October
8
8
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
20 Risso’s 1 Minke
Whale
October
7
30
Bottlenose
6
Common’s
66
Pacific White Sided Dolphins
50
Risso’s
October
6
500
Common’s
October
4
450
Common’s
1
Minke Whale
,2
Fin Whale
s
October
3
500
Common’s
75 Pacific
White Sided Dolphin
60 Risso’s
October
1
1200
Common’s
September
30
100
Common’s
September
29
1003
Common’s
1 Minke
Whale
200
Short Beaked Common Dolphin
September
26
200
Common’s
September
25
500
Common’s
2 Blue
Whales
September
24
1000 Common’s
September
23
3050
Common’s
September
22
6 Common’s
September
21
1000
Common’s
September
20
500
Common’s
September
19
100
Common’s
September
18
60
Bottlenose
200
Common’s
September
17
6 Bottlenose 50 Common’s 35 Risso’s
September
16
200 Common’s 100
Risso’s
September
15
100
Bottlenose
350
Common’s
(200 long beaked)
September
14
2 Blue
Whales
(Mother & calf)
September
13
500
Common’s
1 Minke whale
September
12
4 Bottlenose 2 mola
molas
September
11
1000
Common’s
September
10
8 Bottlenose 1300
Common’s
1 Blue
Whale
September
9
100 Common’s 1 Blue
Whale
1 elephant
seal
September
6
200
Common’s
September
4
1200
Common’s
1 Blue
Whale
September
3
1100
Common’s
1 Blue
Whale
September
2
100 Bottlenose 3000Common’s
September
1
200
Common Dolphin
August
31
200
Common’s
Humpback
Whale breaching
!
August
30
200
Common’s
1 striped marlin breaching!
August
29
2
Bottlenose
70
Common’s
12
Risso’s
1 mola
mola
August
28
1 Blue
Whale
1 mola
mola
August
27
300
Common’s
1 mola
mola
August
26
4 Blue
Whales
August
25
700
Common’s
25
Risso’s
1 Blue
Whale
August
24
75
Bottlenose
225
Risso’s
August
23
300
Common’s
4 Blue
Whales
August
22
6 Bottlenose 1300 Common’s 30 Risso’s 1 Blue Whale
August
21
75 Common’s 110
Risso’s
5 Blue
Whales
1 mola
mola
August
20
500
Common’s
2 Blue
Whales
August
19
200 Bottlenose 60
Common’s
50
Risso’s
2 Blue
Whales in the distance
August
18
200
Common’s
50
Risso’s
2 Blue
Whales
Mother/calf
August
17
3000Common’s
August
16
2 Bottlenose 1000 Common Dolphin 15 Risso’s
August
15
2 Bottlenose 800
Common’s
15
Risso’s
August
14
200
Common’s
2 Blue
Whales
50 DAYS OF BLUE WHALES!
August
13
300
Common’s
6 Blue
Whales
August
12
200
Common’s
11 Blue
Whales
Mother/calf
August
11
200
Common’s
22 Blue
Whales
1 mola
mola/
1 elephant seal
August
10
200
Common’s
Heavy fog all day
August
9
75
Common’s
11 Blue
Whales
August
8
900
Common’s
14 Blue
Whales
August
7
5 Bottlenose 1025
Common’s
8 Blue
Whales
August 6 500 Common’s 8 Blue
Whales
August 5 300 Common’s 6 Blue
Whales
August 4 300 Common’s 3 Blue
Whales
August 3 600 Common’s 5 Blue
Whales
August 2 1600 Common’s 3 Blue Whales
August 1 1400 Common’s (long beaked) 5 Blue Whales 700 Common’s (short beaked)
July 31 800 Common’s 1 Blue Whale
July 30 506 Common’s 8 Blue Whales
July 29 8 Bottlenose 200 Common’s 32 Blue Whales
July 28 50 Common’s 20 Blue Whales 1 Mola Mola
July 27 140 Common’s 9 Blue Whales 1 Blue Shark
July 26 750 Common’s 4 Blue Whales
July 25 100 Bottlenose 1000 Common’s 3 Blue Whales
July 24 14 Bottlenose 1000 Common’s 15 Risso’s 15 Risso’s 6 Blue Whales
July 23 1600 Common’s
July 22 100 Common’s 8 Blue Whales
July 21 50 Bottlenose 6 Risso’s 1 Fin Whale
July 20 13 Blue Whales 2 Fin Whales
July 19 12 Bottlenose 700 Common’s 11 Blue Whales 1 Fin Whales
July 18 10 Bottlenose 125 Common’s 10 Blue Whales
July 17 215 Common’s 2 Blue Whales
July 16 200 Bottlenose 120 Common’s 4 Blue Whales 4 Fin Whales & 1
Elephant Seal, 1 Mola mola
July 15 200 Bottlenose 250 Common’s 12 Blue Whales 1 Fin Whale
July 14 900 Common’s 50 Risso’s 11 Blue Whales
July 13 850 Common’s 8 Blue Whales 4 Fin Whale
July 12 1550 Common’s 2 Fin Whales 2 Elephant seal, 2 Mola Molas
July 11 12 Bottlenose 2200 Common’s 12 Risso’s 2Blue Whale Short beaked & long
beaked common feeding together!
July 11
July 10 520 Common’s 5 Blue Whales
July 9 1000 Common’s 17 Blue Whales & 1
Calf
July 8 800 Common’s 16 Blue Whales 1 Fin Whale
July 7 4000 Common’s 17 Blue Whales
July 6 400 Common’s 21 Blue Whales & 3
calves
2 Fin whales
July 5 880 Common’s 5 Blue Whales 8 Fin Whales feeding (one close encounter)
July 4 700 Common’s 1Blue Whale (1 mother with calf breaching!!!)
July 3 760 Common’s 7 Blue Whales
July 2 24 Bottlenose 150 Common’s 70 Risso’s 4 Blue Whales 1 Mola Mola
July 1 52 Common’s 13 Blue whales
June 30 1000 Common’s 14 Blue whales (2 were Fluking)
June 29 200 Common’s 17 Blue Whales
June 28 200 Common’s
June 27 400 Common’s
June 26 2 Bottlenose 850 Common’s 1 Blue Whale
June 25 50 Common’s 3 Blue Whales
June 24 500 Common’s 1 Blue Whale
June
23
230
Common Dolphin
June
22
1500
Common Dolphin
June
21
27 Bottlenose 1200
Common Dolphin
43 Rissos
June
20
10 Bottlenose 2000
Common Dolphin
June
19
June
18
2000
Common Dolphin
1 shark/1
Mola Mola
June
17
20 Bottlenose
Dolphin
15 Risso’s 2 Mola
Mola
June
16
550
Common Dolphin
1
Humpback (caught in net)
June
15
25 Bottlenose
Dolphin
400
Common Dolphin
June
14
15 Bottlenose
Dolphin
1000
Common Dolphin
1
Blue whale
June
13
15 Bottlenose
Dolphin
2
Blue whale
June 12 200 Common Dolphin 1 Mola Mola 2
Blue whale
June 11 100 Common Dolphin
June 10 30 Bottlenose Dolphin
June 9 24 Bottlenose Dolphin
June 8 50 Bottlenose Dolphin 3 Mola Mola
June 7 48 Bottlenose Dolphin 800 Common Dolphin 24
Risso’s
June 6 4000 Common Dolphin
June 5
June 4 4000 Common Dolphin 3 Mola Mola
June 3 30 Bottlenose Dolphin 2000 Common Dolphin 2 Mola Mola
June 2 30 Bottlenose Dolphin
June 1 mega pod 2000 Common dolphin 1gray
whale
1
Humpback whale
May 31 100 Common Dolphin
May 30 30 Bottlenose Dolphin
May 28 30 Bottlenose dolphin 12
Pacific white Sided Dolphin
May 27 3 Mola Mola
may 26 25 bottlenose dolphin 1000
common dolphin
may 25
May 24 1500
Common Dolphin
May 23
May 22 NO TRIPS
May 21 3000
Common Dolphin
May 20 12
Pacific white Sided Dolphin
May 19 100 Bottlenose dolphin
May 18 5 Bottlenose dolphin
May
17
12 Bottlenose
May 16 3 Common’s
May 15 1000 Common’s
May 14 3 Common’s
May 13 2700 Common’s
May 12
1700 Common’s
May 11 3400 Common’s
May 9 48 Bottlenose
May 9 24 Bottlenose
May 7 4 Bottlenose
May 4 35 Bottlenose 30 Common’s
May 2 12 Bottlenose 2500 Common’s 1 MOLA MOLA
April 30 30 Bottlnose Dolphins
April 29 1
Gray Whale & Calf
April 28 24 Rissos
April 26 50 Common’s
April 23 12 Bottlenose 24 Pacific White sided Dolphins 5
Gray Whales
April 22 2 Bottlenose 4
grey whales
April 21 6 Bottlenose 1
Gray Whale & Calf
April 20 32 Bottlenose
April 19 24 Bottlenose 200 Common’s 2
Gray Whales
April 18 12 Bottlenose 300 Common’s 13
gray whales/1 calf/1 breaching
April 17 1
Gray Whale & Calf
April 15 6 Bottlenose 100 Common’s 1
Gray Whale & Calf
April 12 24 Bottlenose 2
Gray Whales
April 11 2
Gray Whales – 1 breaching
April 10 12 Bottlenose 1
Gray Whale & Calf
April 9 6 Bottlenose 50 Common’s 1
Gray Whale & Calf
April 8 20 Bottlenose
April 6 100 Bottlenose 1
Gray Whale
April 4 20 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins
April 3 200 Common’s 24 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins 1
Gray Whale
April 2 20 Bottlenose 3
Gray Whales
April 1 3 Common’s 1
Gray Whale (breaching)
Mar 31 200 Bottlenose 200 Common’s 10 Risso’s 1 Beaked
Whale
1 Gray
Whale
Mar 30 100 Bottlenose 1
Breaching Gray Whale
Mar 29 1200 Common’s
Mar 28 1 Breaching Humpback Whale!
Mar 27 4 Bottlenose 200 Common’s 24 Risso Dolphins 2
Gray Whales
Mar 26 4 Bottlenose 3000 Common’s 50 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins 24 Risso Dolphins 30 Melon
Head Dolphins, 1 Fin & 1Minke
Whale,
8 Gray Whales
Mar 25 500 Common’s 20 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins 20 Risso’s 1
Gray Whale
Mar 23 2000 Common’s 1
Gray Whale
Mar 22 3 Bottlenose 200 Common’s 3
Gray Whales
Mar 21 3 Bottlenose 3
Gray Whales
Mar 20 250 Common’s 2
Gray Whales
Mar 19 20 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins 5
Gray Whales
Mar 18 2000 Common’s
Mar 16 300 Common’s 4
Gray Whales
Mar 15 12 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins 3
Gray Whales
Mar 14 12 Bottlenose 3 Risso’s 2
Gray Whales
Mar 13 12 Bottlenose 6
Gray Whales
Mar 12 4
Gray Whales
Mar 9 2000 Common’s 4
Gray Whales
Mar 8 400 Common’s 1
Gray Whale
Mar 6 2 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins 12 Risso’s
Mar 5 6 Bottlenose 2000 Common’s 7
Gray Whales
Mar 4 6 Bottlenose 1000 Common’s 10
Gray Whales
Mar 1 24 Bottlenose 1000 Common’s 7
Gray Whales
Feb 28 12 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins 1
Gray Whale
Feb 26 30 Bottlenose 20 Risso’s 1
Gray Whale – Breaching
Feb 25 300 Common’s 30 Risso’s
Feb 24 1000 Common’s 2
Gray Whales
Feb 23 1000 Common’s 1
Gray Whale
Feb 21 50 Common’s 3
Gray Whales
Feb 20 1500+ Common’s 8 Pacific White-sided 2
Gray Whales
Feb 19 500 Common’s 2
Gray Whales
Feb 18 40 Bottlenose 500 Common’s 4
Gray Whales
Feb 17 35 Bottlenose 6 Risso’s 2
Gray Whales
Feb 16 6 Bottlenose 40 Common’s 2
Gray Whales
Feb 13 6 Bottlenose 500+ Common’s 2
Gray Whales
Feb 12 100 Common’s 20 Risso’s
Feb 11 200 Common’s 12 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins
Feb 9 3000 Common’s 1
Gray Whale
Feb 8 12 Bottlenose 3000 Common’s 3
Gray Whales
Feb 7 24 Bottlenose 1
Gray Whale
Feb 6 24 Bottlenose 50 Common’s 2 Gray
Whales
1 hybrid
Bottlenose/Risso’s dolphin!!
Feb 5 24 Bottlenose 100 Common’s 1
Gray Whale
Feb 4 60 Common’s 1 Shark
Feb 3 12 Bottlenose
Feb 2 12 Risso’s 2
Gray Whales
Feb 1 12 Pacific Whitesided Dolphins 2
Gray Whales
Jan 31 2 Risso’s 2 Gray Whales
Jan 30 1 Gray Whale
Jan 29 2000 Common’s
Jan 28 3000 Common’s 24 Risso’s 4 Gray Whales
Jan 27 4 Gray Whales-1 breaching!!
Jan 26 4000 Common’s 1 Grey Whale
Jan 22 2 Gray Whales
Jan 21 4500 Common’s 3 Gray Whales-mother & calf
Jan 18 2000 Common’s 2 Gray Whales
Jan 17 100 Common’s 4 Gray Whales
Jan 16 150 Common’s 2 Gray
Whales-mother & calf
Jan 15 3 Gray Whales
Jan 14 12 Bottlenose 25 Risso’s 2 Gray Whales-mother & calf
Jan 13 12 Bottlenose 1000 Common’s 24 Risso’s 2 Gray Whales-mother & calf
Jan 12 12 Bottlenose 6 Common’s 20 Risso’s 2 Gray Whales-mother & calf
Jan 11 3 Gray Whales
Jan 9 2000 Common’s
Jan 8 6 Risso’s 4 Gray Whales including 1 calf
Jan 7 20 Bottlenose 30 Risso’s
Jan 6 10 Common’s
Jan 5 200 Common’s
Jan 4 8 Bottlenose 2000 Common’s