West Seattle whales: Orca sighting!

July 15, 2014 at 1:57 pm | In West Seattle news | 4 Comments

A group of transient orcas is in the area – northbound off Alki Point as of minutes ago.

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  1. Did your contact happen to mention how s/he knows they’re transients? Saw them from a distance from Lincoln Park, milling around off Alki – heading up there now, although they’re probably long past…

    Comment by Trileigh — 2:19 pm July 15, 2014 #

  2. A couple of weeks ago while fishing around Jefferson Head, saw porpoises, seals, sea lions, a river otter, and two very impressive humpback whales. Lots of marine mammals out there pretty much every day.

    Comment by Wes — 8:25 pm July 15, 2014 #

  3. Which is awesome. And that’s why we report it – we don’t want to ever get to the point where we take it all for granted. – TR

    Comment by WSB — 8:29 pm July 15, 2014 #

  4. Shoot – so sorry to miss this sighting! And a big thumbs up to WSB for not taking this for granted. PNW marine wildlife is awesome, indeed!

    Comment by Enviromaven — 10:45 am July 16, 2014 #

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