June 28, 2018

Kestrel Travels North for Transient Orcas

Today was a gorgeous morning on M/V Kestrel! We took to the waters this morning at 10am in search of whales! Captain Mike had gotten a report of Transient Orcas up North near Tumbo Island! Luckily Kestrel is a incredible vessel- the boat equivalent of a well bread race horse shall we say? Captain...Read more

June 25, 2018

Spieden Island Transient Orcas!

Guests aboard M/V Kestrel were treated to a fantastic day on the water yesterday, as Transient Orca pods T49A’s and T65A’s all hung out swimming around the south park of Spieden Island. We saw lot’s of tail lobs from these oras, and even some breaches by some of the smaller kiddo orcas! We started...Read more
Hunting a porpoise

June 22, 2018

Predation Presentation - Hunting Bigg's Killer Whales

Jordan | June 21, 2018 | M/V Kestrel | 2:00 The day boasted a brilliant sunshine but also a bombardment of wind. And with wind comes waves which made today quite the adventure! Captain Mike took our boat up north through the San Juan Channel to Boundary Pass in between Waldron and Stuart islands...Read more

April 17, 2018

T65A’s Baby Shower

T65A’s Baby Shower [M/V Sea Lion 4/15/18- Naturalist Alexandria] You are cordially invited to T65A’s Baby Shower to celebrate the newest addition into the Matriline: T65A6 Week old T65A6 joined by the rest of their family and friends! When: Aboard M/V Sea Lion’s Trip on Sunday, April 15 th at Noon...Read more
Orca near shore

September 28, 2017

A Beautiful Day on the Water with the T 10s

A Beautiful Day on the Water with the T 10s [Naturalist Alexandria – 09/26/2017 – M/V Sea Lion – 12:00pm] What an awesome day on the water we had! Naturalist Courtney and myself were so excited to begin our trip today, as we knew our Captain had received reports of Transient, or Biggs Orcas, being...Read more
T037As

July 21, 2017

Transient Orcas Spotted on the Sunset Whale Watch

[Sarah M. – 07/20/2017 – M/V Sea Lion – 05:30pm] After a bit of a gray day in the San Juan Islands, we had a very welcome break in the clouds as we departed on our sunset whale watch from Friday Harbor. Out here in the Salish Sea your luck with wildlife sightings can change minute by minute, and...Read more

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