Baja 2016 – Final Blog

ALL DATA IS IN FOR 2016!

The unknown of an El Nino year saw us begin the 2016 Baja season in early February. The waters were warm, but the whales were there. It was a fabulous whale season and all concerns about El Nino disappeared as week after week saw us with lots of whales experiencing fabulous, varied encounters. Here are some of the final numbers. Especially interesting was the final count of Blue and Humpback whales, which we knew in advance was going to be a close call as to which species we identified more of.

Blue whales – 25 Humpback whales – 24 Fin whales – 5 Orcas – 8