Overview: The Annual Cycle of the Gray Whale
January February March April May June
July August September October November December

January: Courting, Mating, Giving Birth
During January, more gray whales arrive in the warm lagoons of Mexico and begin to give birth to their young. Whales continue the courting and mating along the migration route and in the lagoons

A newborn gray whale rests on her mother.

Photo: Keith Jones, Baja Jones Adventure Travel