Category Archives: Captain’s Log

Airbourne Orca!

Today’s Sightings: Transient (Biggs) Killer Whales (T065’s), Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Ripple, Ridge, and Conger), Dall’s Porpoises, Harbour Porpoises, Steller Sea Lions, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Pigeon Guillemots, and Gulls. Today was a day for acrobatic and surface … Continue reading

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Whales, Current, Culture, and History!

Friday June 23, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa and M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Ripple, and unknown), Dall’s Porpoise, Steller Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, and Gulls. While the current ripped around us, we were able to get … Continue reading

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Superduper, Sunny, Spectacular!

Thursday June 22, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa

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Pupping Season has Begun!

Wednesday June 21, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Ojos Blancos, Argonaut and Ripple), Dall’s Porpoise, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Red-necked Phalaropes, Belted Kingfisher and Rhinocerous Auklets. What a fantastic day off North East Vancouver Island, the … Continue reading

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Trap Feeding in the Sunshine!

Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Argonaut, Ripple, Conger & Ojos Blancos), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Pacific Harbour Seals, Steller Sea Lion, Pigeon Guillemots and Rhinoceros Auklets. The sun shone for the first time in a while on this afternoon’s trip … Continue reading

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Wonderfull West Coast!

Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Ripple, & Conger), Dall’s Porpoises, Harbour Porpoises, Pacific Harbour Seals, Steller Sea Lions, Black-tailed Deer, Black Bears, Bald Eagles, Pigeon Guillemots, Rhinoceros Auklets, Belted Kingfishers and Common Murres. Everyone was soaking wet by the time we … Continue reading

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The Power of Giants!

Sunday June 18, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa & M.V. Kultua Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Ojos Blancos,Cutter, Ripple, Squiggle, Conger & Inukshuk),Dall’s Porpoise, Pacific Harbour Seals, Steller Sea Lions, Black-tailed Deer, Bald Eagles, Pigeon Guillemots and Rhinoceros Auklets. Windy and wonderful, … Continue reading

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A True Taste of the Wild

Saturday June 17, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa & M.V. Kuluta Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Ojos Blacnos,Conger, Ripple, Stingray, Squiggle), Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific Harbour Seals, Black Bear, Black-tailed Deer, Bald Eagles, Pigeon Guillemots and Rhinoceros Auklets. “The number one … Continue reading

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Lunge Feeding, Breaching….we saw it all on today’s trips.

Today’s Sightings: Humpback Whales (Conger, Ripple and Stingray), Dall’s Porpoises, Harbour Porpoise, Pacific Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles, Harlequin Ducks, Black Oyster Catcher, Belted Kingfishers, Pacific Loons and Rhinoceros Auklets. The sun shone and seas were calm today, a huge contrast … Continue reading

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Orcas right in Front of the Cove

Wednesday June 14, 2017 – M.V. Lukwa Today’s Sightings: Bigg’s Orcas (mammal-hunting) (T109As), Humpback Whales (Conger, Ripple, Guardian), Dall’s Porpoises, Pacific Harbour Seal, Bald Eagles, and Rhinoceros Auklets. Sometimes we are lucky enough to wee wildlife right at our front … Continue reading

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