First of two rounds of orca photos tonight, as they put on a show right up till (and past) sunset – these photos are contributed by WSB’ers. Top photo with the kayaker is courtesy of Mike Scharer. Next, by Gary Jones:
Also by Gary, this view with Alki Point Lighthouse in the foreground:
With the setting sun, next one is from David DeSiga:
ADDED 9:23 PM: Another Gary Jones photo with a breaching orca:
By all accounts, these are “southern residents” – the orcas that spend most of the time between the San Juans and south Puget Sound. (added) And here’s a view from David Hutchinson at Constellation Park south of Alki Point:
2nd round of photos coming up.