New arrivals

Yesterday, early in the afternoon, came the exciting news that “incoming” orcas were on their way, heading from Lizard Point towards Donegal Head on Malcolm Island.  They chose to enter Johnstone Strait via Weynton Pass, and were in two groups. There was some initial speculation as to who was there, but once DFO’s Jared Towers […]

An auspicious beginning – June 21st 2009

The summer orca “season” in Johnstone Strait began on June 19th with a marvelous visit by Simoom’s “A34” family.  We first heard them just after they entered Johnstone Strait, via Weynton Pass, at 12:25pm, after which they headed east casually, spread out.  When they were first sighted, off Big Bay on Hanson Island, by Jim […]

Good orca news – June 14th 2008

Just a few hours after we sent our last report about the unsettling situation in Robson Bight, we received a very uplifting email from our colleagues at CetaceaLab (www.whaleresearch.ca) on Gill Island – they had sighted the A30s the day before, and everyone was there!  This news comes as a great relief, as we had […]

The new baby of A54 – September 6th 2001

On September 6th, 2001, the A30s returned to Johnstone Strait… with a new little baby travelling along side A54! The following are video and images of the A30s and the baby.