Thursday, February 23, 2012
Orca Southbound by Lund
Orca by Lund late this afternoon! After scanning the clam waters and not seeing any Whales, Dolphins or Porpoises for days, I was beginning to wonder if there are even any Sea Lions around. This evening I was told about one lone Sea Lion just resting on the surface, south of Powell River. That was it till the call came in today. Maybe this time they'll stay around? Keep your eyes open.
Susan MacKay, Whales and Dolphins BC
Orca – Killer Whales
Orca between Lund Harbour and Savary Island
February 23, 2012
Photo by Crystal Mitchell
At 5:20pm February 23rd there was a pod of 3-4 (Orca sighting off Lund, BC). One looked very small, might have been a baby. But the pod otherwise kept tight together. They were coming from Major Rock on past Lund. The pod was headed South East towards Powell River. The pod was about half a kilometer out from the Lund Dock. They were moving at a slower pace, but kept their pace up. I wish I had my big camera to capture a closer look! Picture was taken from the pub deck!
5 pm A call came in that there were 3 to 5 Orca including one large male headed Southward, passing the end of Savary Island and towards Powell River, from just off of Lund. Gina Wood was watching them from her Lund Water Taxi Office. Thanks Gina!
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