'Unprecedented' absence of southern resident killer whales from Salish Sea
Jul 21, 2021
The most common pod of southern resident killer whales who migrate to the Salish Sea during the summer have not been seen for than 100 days, marking a highly unusual absence from their historic summer hunting ground, according to researchers.
Southern resident whales returning later to Salish Sea in ‘drastic’ change
Strait of Georgia
Jul 1, 2020
Southern resident killer whales made their first appearance in the Salish Sea on Canada Day after more than two months with only a brief sighting off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Transient orcas spotted off Vashon Island
Vashon Island, Washington, United States
Apr 25, 2017
Multiple groups of transient killer whales were spotted in the waters off Vashon Island Friday, according to the Vashon Hydrophone Project’s Ann Stateler (“Orca Annie”).
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber