Humpback Whales in Monterey Bay, California (October 2013)

For the last two months, humpback whale activity in Monterey Bay has been making headlines. Descriptors like ‘feeding frenzies’, ‘record numbers’, ‘an October like no other’, and ‘friendly whales’ were too much to resist.

Below are some photos from October 30, 2013 during a morning whale watching trip with Monterey Bay Whale Watch, our choice for a local operator in Monterey Bay. More coming soon….

Reefs to Rockies humpback whales
Two humpback whales lunge feeding on anchovies in Monterey Bay.
Reefs to Rockies humpback whales
Humpback whale lunge feeding on anchovies in Monterey Bay.