Transient killer whales in the neighborhood.…
Posted March 26, 2009 at 10:23 pm by Ian Byington
Jim Maya from Maya’s Charters says the transient whales are nearby.…here’s more, from yesterday:
It was one of those days!
We got news of Orcas right at the end of our first trip so I rushed in for my second group. We zoomed out but couldn’t find them, so we went down to Whale Rocks to see the Steller Sea Lions. They are always amazing. My passengers were disappointed, but they understood that it’s not Sea World out there.
On the way home, while we were right in front of Lime Kiln Lighthouse off the west side of San Juan Island, I saw a splash way in the distance over toward Kelp Reef. Sure enough it was the wayward Transients. They had made a kill and were very active. See pictures…We left them at 6:00 two miles southeast of Kelp…
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