Author Archives: Dorris Welch

10-18-2012 Resident Humpbacks Rule Moss plus Risso’s Dolphins

Another beautiful day out on the bay today. The two humpback whales are making their rounds right outside of the harbor mouth. Today we got some very close swim-bys which was a thrill for our passengers. The strange sighting for … Continue reading

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10-27-2012 Moss Landing is having a Humpback Feeding Frenzy!!!

The anchovies are back – and the lunging humpbacks – and the diving pelicans – and the cavorting sea lions. It is wild here at Moss right now. We had two humpback whales at sunset lunging straight up out of … Continue reading

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10-24-2012 The Big Three Today! Orca, Humpback Whales and Dolphins

It started out pouring down rain and I gather our small load of passengers inside the cabin to stay dry. We were hoping for the trusty humpbacks that have been circling right outside of Moss today. But there were gone. … Continue reading

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10-17-2012 We Hit the Jackpot! Orcas, Humpbacks and Rissos Dolphins

This photo shows one of the many frolicking Rissos dolphins we observed today as they leaped about the boat over and over and over! The hour-long dolphin interlude was enough to make anybody’s day. But something impelled me to break … Continue reading

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10-16-2012 Quick looks at a Variety of Species Today

Beautiful calm and sunny conditions made for a very pleasant cruise today. We had brief looks at a good variety of wildlife today. Here’s the list: humpback whale right at Moss Landing, harbor porpoise, Dall’s porpoise, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Elephant … Continue reading

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