Sighting Report May 20-30

Weekly Blog, Whale Sightings

My apologies for a slight delay in the sightings report this week. Starting now, weekly sighting reports will be sent out on Saturday afternoons. All I can say about this week is wow. The killer whales dominated the waves, with almost equal reports of residents and transients, although there were a couple days spent with… Read more »

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Sightings Report May 12-19

Weekly Blog, Whale Sightings

The revolving door continued this week with transient orca and humpbacks dominating early on, and residents returning to the area for May long weekend! The same four humpbacks we’ve been seeing lately were enjoying what has become a common feeding spot for them. They are liking the northern end of our range, occasionally meaning that… Read more »

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Sightings Report May 4-11

Weekly Blog, Whale Sightings

Another solid week in the Salish Sea, this week had a large percentage of single animal sightings; a humpback here, transient male orca there, grey whale over here. Later in the week our favourite humpback, Big Mama, broke the trend and joined up with a lesser known animal, Windy. You might notice some whales have friendly names, while others we just refer to using seemingly random letters and numbers.… Read more »

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Sightings Report April 25-May 3

Weekly Blog, Whale Sightings

Man, I swear all the cetaceans in the Salish Sea are in cahoots. It’s like they’re in a revolving door. We just keep seeing different things every day! Residents, transients, humpbacks, residents, humpback, transients, Pacific white-sided dolphins (they showed up randomly on the 28th), transients, residents, humpback, transients. It’s nuts! J-pod left the area on… Read more »

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Sightings Report April 13-24

Weekly Blog, Whale Sightings

The last couple of weeks have been amazingly steady, especially for April, and things don’t show any signs of slowing down. Our current whale sighting success rate is between 86-92% depending if you look at individual trips, or days. Of course, recent sightings have almost nothing to do with future sightings because things can change… Read more »

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Sightings Report

Weekly Blog, Whale Sightings

Spring break is a busy time for us, and it’s always so wonderful to see so many young people visiting the city with their families! These last few weeks have been delightful on the water (when the weather is being our friend, that is!). Spring whale watching is a blast because, with each sighting, you… Read more »

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Spring Newsletter

Weekly Blog

We’ve had a very eventful winter in preparation for what’s shaping up to be a super summer. If you want to stay up to date on whale news be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, and subscribe to our sightings reports by visiting www.princeofwhales.com and submitting your email. Here are some highlights… Read more »

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