#59 Mark Carwardine Watching whales in Baja California

Released Monday, 25th March 2019
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Mark Carwardine is a conservationist, broadcaster and wildlife photographer. He is also a whale expert and leads wildlife tours around the world. I was recently on one of those tours, in Baja California. I spoke with Mark about the wildlife we saw and his conservation work.
Mark’s website can be found at
https://www.markcarwardine.com/

Whales and Dolphins seen on the whale-watching tour (in order seen):
Common Dolphin
Gray Whale
Fin Whale
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Blue Whale
Humpback Whale
Sperm Whale
Peruvian Beaked Whale
Dwarf Sperm Whale

Birds seen on the whale-watching tour (in order seen):
1. BROWN PELICAN
2. WESTERN GULL
3. SNOWY EGRET
4. GREAT BLUE HERON
5. GREAT EGRET
6. BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON
7. DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT
8. BLACK OYSTERCATCHER
9. BLACK-VENTED SHEARWATER
10. PINK-FOOTED SHEARWATER
11. BRANDT'S CORMORANT
12. SONG SPARROW
13. LINCOLN'S SPARROW
14. SWAINSON'S THRUSH
15. OSPREY
16. RAVEN
17. HEERMANN'S GULL
18. COSTA'S HUMMINGBIRD
19. SURF SCOTER
20. TURKEY VULTURE
21. CASPIAN TERN
22. ROYAL TERN
23. REDDISH EGRET
24. POMARINE SKUA
25. WHITE IBIS
26. LONG-BILLED CURLEW
27. SANDERLING
28. RED-BILLED TROPICBIRD
29. MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD
30. BLUE-FOOTED BOOBY
31. BROWN BOOBY
32. XANTUS'S MURRELET
33. MASKED BOOBY
34. WHITE-THROATED SWIFT
35. YELLOW-FOOTED GULL
36. NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD
37. EARED GREBE
38. VERDIN
39. ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER
40. GILA WOODPECKER
41. LADDERBACKED WOODPECKER
42. WHITE-WINGED DOVE
43. NORTHERN CARDINAL
44. BLACK-THROATED SPARROW
45. HOUSE FINCH
46. CACTUS WREN
47. BLACK STORM PETREL
48. ELEGANT TERN
49. PELAGIC CORMORANT
50. HOUSE SPARROW

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