August 4, 2010

Photos of Orca Whales, Seals and Gulls by Sosha Mathew

Side Breach and Straight Ahead Orca Whale by Sosha Mathew Lone Orca Whale Off San Juan Island at Sunset, by Sosha Mathew Snoozing Seals and Gulls, by by Sosha Mathew From our Sunday, August 1, 2010 Tour. These will be entered into our photo contest. Thanks Sosha!Read more

July 9, 2010

SAVE THE DATE! Orca Network presents: August 8, 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of Lolita's capture from her family, the Southern Resident orcas, in Penn Cove off Whidbey Island. We are finalizing plans for several events to commemorate the captures, to remember all the orcas who died during the...Read more

August 26, 2009

Seasons Come and Go

"To everything, turn, turn, turn...", so they say and that is true of life here in the San Juan Islands. The indicators are small currently, but the times they are a changing. I saw a second Steller's sea lion in a week today, which means they are starting to wander back down here from Alaska. This...Read more

August 1, 2009

Songs of the Orcas

They say that there is a first time for everything and I believe it. While our orcas do not sing the way that humpback whales do, they can certainly make some beautiful sounds. Of course, they also make some rather strange sounds that resemble razzes. This was an evening of magic, courtesy of our...Read more