17 Gray Whales on the Seventeenth of March

After a long morning of heavy thick  fog and 5-10% visibility, the marine layer lifted just enough to see 17 whales pass along the coast in the afternoon.  At one point there was a total of 7 whales in 3 different groups  displaying nearly every whale behavior including, bubble blasts, spyhopping,  fluke swishing, rolling, pectoral … Continue reading 17 Gray Whales on the Seventeenth of March

March Forth! 

Today,  following the calendar command to "march forth", the gray whales traveled through our observation area with speed .  The four hour sampling day ended with four whales in four stops along the coast at sunset displaying various gray whale behaviors including spyhopping, rolling, fluking  and spouting heart shaped blows.