Articles tagged with: killer whales

The killer whales dropped by….

Written on June 11, 2009 at 9:53 am, by

When Josie & I dropped by to see Bob Otis at Lime Kiln Lighthouse on Sunday, he told us the killer whales hadn’t been by for a while (see the calendar above, which his study posts at the lighthouse) in his study area, which is the area you can see from the lighthouse. Bob’s been  Continue Reading

Out on the water…

Written on May 11, 2009 at 7:42 am, by

Ivan from Western Prince sent this little video of his new boat, the Western Explorer, and a trip they made (set to music)….he includes some of the cool photos he’s taken over the years, as well. See what you think!

Transients in the neighborhood…

Written on April 27, 2009 at 9:08 pm, by

Jim Maya headed out towards Victoria to capture this photo of transient killer whales.

Transient killer whales in the neighborhood….

Written on March 26, 2009 at 10:23 pm, by

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  Continue Reading

Islanders noted for helping with salmon recovery….

Written on March 14, 2009 at 1:53 pm, by

You know, one of the reasons the local killer whales are on the endangered species list is a shortage of their main dinner: salmon. Recovering the salmon’s previous numbers is a key to restoring a healthy ecosystem… and several islanders have been key to that recovery effort. Here’s more from Barbara Rosenkotter, who is the  Continue Reading