Subject: "DATA/PALOS VERDES,CA/FEB 22 97"

Michael Hawe (azbound@pacificnet.net)
Sun, 23 Feb 1997 10:10:11 +0000

All these sighting are land based from Palos Verdes CA looking out into
the Catalina channel from 06.00 -17.00hrs 7 days a week, total whale
count so far this season ( dec 1 - feb 22 )is "1044 "Er, 10, (grey
whales)
of which "36" were heading north," 1008" heading south in which was
observered "44" cow calf pairs.The biggest pod sighted was a pod of "15"
on jan 18/ 97 which were heading south.Other whales that have been
sighted inthe area  are 1 Bm,2, (BLUE WHALE)nov 24/96 heading south, 1
Ba,6,(MINKE)dec 16/96 heading south, 9 Mn,7,(HUMPBACKS)