Gray Whale mothers with their calves are still passing by, heading north.

Paul Brewer trained his camera on several mother-calf pairs. He saw a calf breach multiple times.

A Gray Whale breaches by Paul Brewer Breaching Gray Whales by Paul Brewer

Paul has observed that the calves seem much more likely to breach when the ocean is roiled up by wind. Interesting!

Thanks to Paul for allowing me to share his photos with you here. To see much more of Paul's nature photography, here is his website: