ACS/LA GRAY WHALE CENSUS AND BEHAVIOR PROJECT


As of 27 May 2016

Southbound Today ---------------- 0
Northbound Today ---------------- 2
Total Whales Today -------------- 2
Southbound Calves Today --------- 0
Northbound Calves Today --------- 1


Season to Date (since 1 Dec 2015)

Southbound ------------------- 1430
Northbound ------------------- 2541
Total ------------------------ 3971
Calves South ------------------- 33
Calves North ------------------ 341

Message from the observers: 2 northbound GRAY WHALES - including 1 calf - plus a HUMPBACK and FIN WHALE! Our GRAY WHALE cow/calf pair passed close to shore, just before 5 p.m. We tracked a HUMPBACK WHALE and a FIN WHALE this afternoon. The FIN WHALE came within a mile of shore, did a bubble blast, changed directions, and was likely feeding. We also spotted COMMON DOLPHIN (one group was feeding with sea lions and birds), BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN, and about six RISSO'S DOLPHIN.



For more information please contact the Census director, Alisa Schulman-Janiger (email: janiger@cox.net)

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