WHALE ALERT: Orcas headed this way, southbound

11:36 AM: The tip’s just in from Kersti Muul: Orcas headed this way, transients, southbound from mid-Bainbridge Island. Let us know if you see them!

12:19 PM: Update from Kersti – the whales have paused for “a kill” between Bainbridge and Blake Islands.

6 Replies to "WHALE ALERT: Orcas headed this way, southbound"

  • Chinook June 26, 2019 (1:01 pm)

    I’ll bite.What is “a kill”?

    • WSB June 26, 2019 (1:24 pm)

      Killing something to eat it. Transients are the orcas that eat marine mammals. Could be anything from a sea lion to a porpoise to some other type of whale.

      • waikikigirl June 26, 2019 (7:51 pm)

        UGH… that’s terrible… I know it’s a way of life but :>(

  • Justin June 27, 2019 (6:26 am)

    Kersti always seems to be in the right place at the right time. 

  • Brian Wade June 27, 2019 (9:26 pm)

    Saw them today going by the channel market off Anchor Park headed E into Elliott Bay.

    • Brian June 28, 2019 (7:20 am)


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