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Now! Marine Wildlife Encounters!

Marine Wildlife Encounters

Autumn in the Bay, humpback whales still around, great bird-watching

Here is a selection of marine wildlife we've encountered over the past few weeks. Join us on Monterey Bay to see for yourself!

10/1/19 Bottlenose dolphins and lunge feeding humpback whales

9/29/19 Good humpbacks out today on Monterey Bay! At least one breaching.

9/27/19 Several humpback whales spread out on northern side of the canyon. Lots of feeding activity, including sporadic lunge feeding. Harbor porpoise and sea lions. Bird Report: Buller’s shearwaters, Sabine’s gulls, black-footed albatross, osprey, rhinoceros auklets, sooty shearwater, pink-footed shearwater

9/23/19 Foggy whales at the Soquel Hole, feeding alongside California Sea Lions.

9/22/19 Humpback whales and sharks

9/20/19 Humpback whales, sharks, mola mola

Photo by Matthew Cole Scott - santa cruz whale watching 10-6-2015 2photo Matthew Cole Scott, October whale watching (archive)

photo: Anna from the  Flower Shack, juvenile great white shark, Aptos, CA. September, 2019

photo: Micheal Nelson, Sooty Shearwater, Monterey Bay (archive/September 2018)

Monica Reynolds | Fri, Oct 4, 2019 3:21 PM