Center For Whale Research Spots New Orca Calf

Contributed Photo/Dave Ellifrit, Center For Whale Research. L86 and L125. (Photos taken under Federal Permits NMFS PERMIT: 21238/ DFO SARA 388.)

From the Center For Whale Research

On Feb. 17, the Center For Whale Research had its eighth encounter with orcas in 2021. Members saw the J, K, L pods in Haro Strait.

They report: “We were seeing young calves but it was hard to tell who the mothers were as saddles disappeared behind swells. We were convinced that both J57 and J58 were present but who was that other calf? We finally got a decent look at it and its mother and it was definitely a new calf coming up next to L86.”


Posted on February 20, 2021 at 5:00 am by

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