Mother and calf gray whales near the beach.
Eschrichtius robustus 2 cow & calf pairs 2014 04-14 SB Channel-039
From 2014 04-14 SB Channel
Two gray whales.
Eschrichtius robustus 2 cow & calf pairs 2014 04-14 SB Channel-031
Mother and calf gray whales swim close to the beach at Arroyo Burro and the Boathouse restaurant.
Eschrichtius robustus 2 cow & calf pairs 2014 04-14 SB Channel-003
Two pairs of common dolphin mothers with their calves (Delphinus capensis) captured leaping across the waves.
From 2013 08-06 SB Channel
A view from above - Two mother and calf common dolphin (Delphinus capensis) pairs are seen with other dolphins below them.
From 2013 07-27 SB Channel-North
We call them "Lags," a shortened slang version of their scientific name, Lagenorhyncus obliquidens. Two pairs, each is a mother with her calf. Mom's (cows) are exhaling a bubble stream just below the surface.
From 2009 07-08 SB Channel
Pacific White Sided Dolphins (Lagenorhyncus obliquidens) - Two pairs, each with a mom and her calf. Notice how the cows keep their bodies between the boat and their calves to protect them.