Author Archives: Stubbs Naturalist

Too Many Sightings to Fathom

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa and M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Northern Resident (fish-eating) Orcas (I15, I4, I65, G3, A30, A23, and A25 Matrilines), Humpback Whales (Hunter, Ripple, Ridge, Inukshuk, Merge and Black Pearl), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, … Continue reading

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Multiple Marine Mammal Species……together!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa and M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Northern Resident (fish-eating) Orcas (I15, G3, A30, A23, and A25 Matrilines), Humpback Whales (Ridge, Cutter, Inukshuk, Merge, Black Pearl, Argonaut), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Pacific Harbour Seals, … Continue reading

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Excitement and Activity All Day!

Monday, August 14, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa and M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Northern Resident (fish-eating) Orcas (I15, G3, A30, A23, and A25 Matrilines), Humpback Whales (Ridge, Squiggle, Cutter, Nick, Tag, Inukshuk, Ripple, Slash, Domino, Argonaut), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, … Continue reading

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The Sunshine is Back… So are the Orcas! (for now…)

Sunday August 13, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa and M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Northern Resident (fish-eating) Orcas (I15, G3, A30 A23 and A25 Matrilines), Humpback Whales (Donegal, Argonaut, Merge, Freckles, Ripple, Slash, Hunter, Cutter and Moonstar), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller Sea Lions, … Continue reading

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A Wild Week with Stubbs!

Tours this week on board the M.V. Lukwa and M.V. Kuluta. Take a glimpse into our sightings from August 6 – August 12. Sightings: Northern Resident (fish-eating) Orca (A30, A23/25s, I15, I35, I68), Transient (mammal-eating) Orca (T90), Humpback Whales (Guardian, Ripple, … Continue reading

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Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbbles!!!

Saturday, August 12, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Black Pearl, Galaxy, Inukshuk, Merge, Freckles, Backsplash, Ridge, and Moonstar), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Black-tailed Deer, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Common Murres, Harlequin Ducks, … Continue reading

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Biggs Orcas and a Humpback Whale Feeding Bonanza!

Today’s Sightings: Biggs (Mammal-hunting) Orca (T090 Matriline), Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Freckles, Inukshuk, Ripple, Conger, Slash, Domino, Lucky, Squiggle, Merge, and Moonstar), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Black-tailed Deer, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Common Murres, Red-necked Phalaropes. Surprise! … Continue reading

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Malcom Island….and Killer Whales!!

Thursday, August 10, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa & M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Northern Resident (Fish-eating) Orca (A23, A25, A30, I15, I35, I68 Matrilines), Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Merge, Guardian, Inukshuk, two unknowns), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific … Continue reading

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Astounding Numbers of Killer Whales

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa & M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Northern Resident (Fish-eating) Orca (A23, A25, A30, I15, I35, I68 Matrilines), Humpback Whales (Hunter, Ridge, Freckles, Merge, Squiggle, Ripple, Argonaut, and Guardian), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Steller … Continue reading

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Vocals, Activity, and a Peaceful Blanket of Fog at the End of the Day

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa & M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Northern Resident (Fish-eating) Orca (A23, A25, A30, I15, I35, I68 Matrilines), Humpback Whales (Squiggle,Quartz, Galaxy, Freckles, Lucky), Dall’s Porpoises, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros … Continue reading

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