Gray Whale Shut Out Until 6pm!

0 Northbound 0 Southbound 0 Calf 2 EW 3 hours 

Clear skies, sunny at 60 degrees, hazy horizon, no visible islands north or south, steady brisk cold breeze with choppy water and white caps. Not one sighting in 3 hours or  known observations from several reliable eyewitness’s on the look out through out the day  until finally  a pair of whales were spotted  passing the transect at 6pm !

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The Mourning Dove (Zenaidura macroura)  the most common species of dove found in North America.  Diet: Seeds and grain.

Call: Mourning doves give a mournful oowoo-woo-woo-woo. 

Beyond their sorrowful song is a message of life, hope, renewal and peace.

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