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Month: June 2013

1, 2, 3 minke whales

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Good evening everyone,
We had a great trip this afternoon and it was great to get back on the water after 2 days due to weather.  We spent time today with 3 minke whales in Head Harbour Passage, and there appeared to be lots of feed in the passage as there were large groups of gulls as well.  We also made time to visit with seals, bald eagles, porpoise and Whitehorse Island (a seabird nesting site where we saw gulls, black-legged kittiwakes, cormourants and black guillemots).  We also spotted our first sooty shearwater of the season just off Whitehorse as well,

minke whale 
Harbour and grey seals 

Harbour seal pup 

Thanks for checking in,

Cheers,
Danielle

Great first week for out 2013 season!

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Hello everyone, we have had a great first week for out 2013 season!  We have sighted whales on every trip as well as seals, porpoise, eagles and lots of seabirds.  I have some photos from the past week that I want to share, I hope you enjoy.

Minke whales have been seen on every trip so far this season

We saw our first fin whale of the 2013 season on June 24th, and we saw a pair of finback on June 26th.

Bald eagles are certainly around and there are a few nests in the area that are visible from the water including one on White Island with 2 eaglets.

There are lots of seabirds to see, so don’t forget to bring your binoculars!

Seals are always a highlight on the trip, no matter what we always make time to stop and spend some time with seals.

Thanks for checking in and I promise to post more often now that I am back on a schedule here 🙂

Cheers,
Danielle

All photos on this post were taken by RJ Sauk

Welcome to our 2013 Season

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Hello everyone, our 2013 season has officially started and I promise to do regular blog posts starting next week but I just wanted to let you all know we have been seeing minke whales on every trip and today we also saw our first finback whale of the season!

Thanks for checking in and there will be photos, video and regular posts soon,

Cheers,
Danielle