Whales

  • SEA Days: Whale Tales

    by Lisa Gilfillan, education specialist Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration…

  • ‘Tis the Season for Gray Whales

    By Audrey Evans, whale watching coordinator Earlier this December, Birch Aquarium’s team of naturalists and volunteers attended their pre-season meetings, training sessions, and lectures. As they brushed up on current whale…

  • Dolphin Sightings Delight Whale Watchers

    By Birch Aquarium naturalist Danielle Carter Birch Aquarium is just past the halfway point of our 14th season of whale watching in partnership with Flagship Cruises & Events. So far, it’s…

  • San Diego Whale Watching Off to a Great Start

    By Birch Aquarium naturalist Bekah Logan This is shaping up to be another fabulous San Diego whale watching season with Birch Aquarium and Flagship Cruises & Events. Calm seas and sunny…

  • Whale Watching Season is Here!

    By Audrey Evans, Whale Watching Coordinator How many miles have you traveled in 2013? 100? 1000? 5000? How about 10,000? That’s how far an Eastern Gray Whale travels each year on…

  • How Gray Whale Calves Learn to Feed

    A whimsical welcome letter to gray whale calves from the imagined “Bering & Chukchi Seas Dining Services.” May 2013 Dear Gray Whale Calf, Congratulations on completing your first northbound migration! Welcome…

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