Author Archives: Stubbs Naturalist

Great Balls of Bait!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Slash, Ridge, Claw, Yahtzee, Ripple, Obsidian and others!), Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Common Murres, Rhinoceros Auklets, Great Blue Heron, Pelagic Cormorants, and Bald Eagles. Today the … Continue reading

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Transient Sounds and Sunshine!

Monday, September 24, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Yahtzee, Unknowns), Mammal-eating (Transient/Bigg’s) Orcas (T100s, T002B), Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Common Murres, Rhinoceros Auklets, Great Blue Heron, Pelagic Cormorants, Red-necked Phalaropes, and Bald … Continue reading

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Sailing Through Sunny Sunday, See a Sea Otter!

Saturday, September 22, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Domino, Ridge, Stitch, Quartz, Conger, Freckles, and Corporal), Sea Otter, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Common Murres, Rhinoceros Auklets, Marbled Murrelets, Great Blue Heron, Pacific Loon, Pelagic … Continue reading

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Spectacular Saturday!

Saturday, September 22, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Pisa, Ridge, Merge, Inukshuk, Stitch, Quartz and many more!), Northern Resident (fish-eating) Killer Whales (A34, A30 Matrilines), Dall’s Porpoises, Black Bears, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Common … Continue reading

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Wild West Coast Weather!

Friday, September 21, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Guardian, Inukshuk, Merge, Argonaut, Ridge, many more!), Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Common Murres, Rhinoceros Auklets, Bald Eagles, White-wing & Surf Scoters, Great Blue Herons, and Belted Kingfishers. … Continue reading

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September Weather, Spectacular Action!

Thursday, September 20, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Merge, Argonaut, Guardian, Hunter, Quartz and many more!), Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Common Murres, Rhinoceros Auklets, Bald Eagles, Pacific Loons, White-wing & Surf Scoters, Great Blue Herons, … Continue reading

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Cool Breeze, Calm Seas, Look at These!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Merge, Inukshuk, Squiggle, and many more!), Fish-eating (Northern Resident) Orcas (A30, A34 and I15 Matrilines), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Common Murres, Rhinoceros … Continue reading

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Turn it Up Tuesday!

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Ripple, Obsidian, Ridge, Domino, Freckles and many more!), Northern Resident (fish-eating) Orca (A30 and A34 Matrilines), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific Harbour Seals, Steller Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Common … Continue reading

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Calm Seas and Skies, Wild Wildlife Surprise!

September 17, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Domino, Claw, Ripple and Obsidian, Conger, Argonaut, Freckles, Stitch, Pisa, Inukshuk, and many more!), Mammal-eating (Bigg’s/Transient) Orcas (T055s), Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Common Murres, Rhinoceros Auklets, Bald Eagles, … Continue reading

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I Believe I Can Fly!!

Sunday, September 16, 2018 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Stitch, Ridge, Merge, Claw, Argonaut, Domino, Freckles, Ripple and Obsidian, Conger, Ashes, Quartz, Slash, and many more!), Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific Harbour Seals, Steller Sea Lions, Bald … Continue reading

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