West Seattle whale-watching: Orcas might pass by

April 12, 2014 at 2:46 pm | In Seen at sea, West Seattle news, Wildlife | 1 Comment

We’ve heard time and again that orca fans would like to hear about “possibilities,” not just sure-bet sightings, so: Alisa Lemire Brooks, posting on the Orca Network Facebook page, has been tracking a group for the past few hours, currently off Bainbridge and southbound until they stopped for a snack. Apparently it’s some of the transient orcas (the ones that eat other mammals, unlike the resident orcas, which eat fish) who’ve been visiting lately. They’re reported to be on the west side of the Sound, so not likely visible without binoculars. We’d love to hear from you if you see ‘em (text or call 206-293-6302) – thanks!

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  1. One whale spotted during the 7:05 Monday morning Seattle to Bainbridge ferry crossing.

    Comment by Amy — 7:41 am April 14, 2014 #

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