Whales

  • Whale Sighting!

    Just off the coast of San Diego, a delighted group of passengers on one of our recent whale watching tours were lucky enough to spot this group of six gray whales.…

  • Week Two: San Diego Whale Watching 2013

    By Bekah Logan, Birch Aquarium naturalist It’s only Week Two of the whale-watching season with Birch Aquarium at Scripps and Flagship Cruises & Events, but my, what a week it has…

  • Whale Watching: Season in Summary

    By Audrey Evans, whale watching coordinator Once again, it’s time to bid farewell to the gray whales; Birch Aquarium at Scripps’ 2011-12 whale watching season has drawn to a close. We…

  • Grays, Fins, and Humpbacks – Oh My!

    In the past few weeks, we’ve seen a few whale species other than grays off San Diego. A favorite is the fin whale. The second largest animal on our planet today…

  • Whale Watching: Heading North

    By Bekah Logan, naturalist We’re halfway through the season, and the whales are starting to head back north! The migration seemed to slow for a few weeks, and stormy weather kept…

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