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

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

July 3, 2016

Transient Killer Whale Brothers Hang in Haro Strait

We left the dock today with reports of two killer whales just off of the west coast of San Juan Island. We headed north initially and rounded the top of the island before turning south into Haro Strait. We picked up some nice waves at that point, hopping over three-footers caused by the tide and...Read more

June 26, 2016

Flirty Whales Flaunt their Tails in Boundary Pass

It’s been an excellent year for Transient Killer Whales so far, and today was no exception! Recently there’s been a number of family groups hanging around the San Juan Islands, and we’ve been venturing up to Boundary Pass almost on the daily. Today we left the dock with similar reports and started...Read more