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Migrating gray whales in sight of coastline

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 26th, 2013

At Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area in north Newport, a group of eagle-eyed Oregon State University researchers are using powerful binoculars and range finding equipment to spot and track gray whales. The scientists have been joined by hundreds of visitors anxious to catch a glimpse of the migrating whales during Spring Whale Watch Week, which runs through Saturday. (Photo by Larry Coonrod)

Visitors coming to the Oregon coast for Spring Whale Watching Week havenít been disappointed in the number of migrating gray whales spotted.

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