Center For Whale Research’s First Orca Sighting Of 2021

Posted January 6, 2021 at 5:00 am by

Contributed Photo/Center For Whale Research. Photo taken under Federal Permits NMFS PERMIT: 21238/ DFO SARA 388

From Cen­ter for Whale Research

On Jan. 3, Dave got a good enough shot of the mom to con­vince him that he had the T167s.

T167A had sprout­ed since the last pic­tures Dave had looked at of him. The T167s have shown up a few times in the last sev­er­al years (Mark just saw them on Dec. 31, 2020) although they are not a com­mon group in our area and Dave hadn’t had a chance to see them yet.

Dave had seen T167 her­self sev­er­al times back in the late 1990s up in South­east Alas­ka when she still used to trav­el with T165 and T166.

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