Monthly Archives: June 2018

Resting “Residents”

Saturday, June 30, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, 2 unidentified), Fish-eating Orcas (A23’s & A25’s), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Cassin’s Auklets, Northern Phalaropes. Glass-like water and stunning cloud coverage provided amazing … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday Feeding!

Friday, June 29, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Ripple and calf “Obsidian”, Conger, Squiggle), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller’s Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Cassin’s Auklets, Pigeon Guillemots. The strong currents provided a bounty of food for the … Continue reading

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Crazy Currents and Superb Cetaceans

Thursday, June 28, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa & M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Ripple and calf “Obsidian”, Conger, Pisa, Black Pearl), Mammal-eating Orcas (T060’s, T139’s, T069’s), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller’s Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, … Continue reading

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Whack-a-Fish!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa & M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Ripple and calf “Obsidian”, Squiggle, Guardian, and unknown), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller’s Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Black-tailed Deer, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Cassin’s Auklets, Common … Continue reading

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What a Splash!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Ripple and calf “Obsidian”, Conger, Backsplash, and unknown), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller’s Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Black-tailed Deer, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Cassin’s Auklets, and Pigeon Guillemots. What a … Continue reading

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Sunshine, Come Back!

Monday, June 25, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Ripple and calf “Obsidian”, Conger, and unknown), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller’s Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Cassin’s Auklets, Black OysterCatchers and Pigeon Guillemots. Today we … Continue reading

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We See a…Sea Otter! And Cetacean Surprise!

Sunday, June 24, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Ripple and calf “Obsidian”, and unknown), Mammal-eating Orcas, Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Minke Whale, Sea Otter, Steller’s Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Cassin’s … Continue reading

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Spectacular Saturday!

Saturday, June 23, 2018 – M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Bigg’s (mammal-eating) Killer Whales, Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Common Murres, Black Oyster Catchers, Belted Kingfishers, and Pigeon Guillemots. What a day! We started our afternoon with … Continue reading

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Steller Sightings!

Friday, June 22, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Ripple and calf, Squiggle, Conger, and unknown), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Common Murres, and Pigeon Guillemots. We had … Continue reading

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Humpback Whales in all Directions!

Thursday, June 21, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Inukshuk, Conger, Ripple and calf), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Cassin’s Auklets, Harlequin Ducks, Common Murres, and Pigeon Guillemots. Although the … Continue reading

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