Whale Watch 8/9/2017

Today I was out on the Newport Legacy out of Newport Beach. It’s a big, comfortable boat, and I was looking forward to the chance to see some of the unusual sightings that had been made down at Dana Point yesterday: 1- A juvenile grey whale, which should have completed it’s migration months ago, and…

Newport Blues

Since I’m teaching about marine mammals in Newport Beach now, I thought it’d be a good idea to go on a boat there and see what’s actually out there.  Davy’s Locker has a lot of boats going out, so I headed out on the 3:30 for a two hour trip.  They send boats out three…

Whale Watch: June 4, 2014

Today I was out on The Indian out of Redondo Beach, not as a naturalist, but as a paying customer, with one of my daughters’ best friend and her sister.  It’s not exactly a great time of year to see whales.  The grays have finished their migration, and although we’ve seen some blues, fins and…