Unusual sightings of other marine animals such as Leatherback Sea Turtles and Basking Sharks are also listed, in addition to unusual seabirds such as Albatross and Brown Boobies. Jump to navigation. At least 8 Orcas seen off Sumburgh Head heading south at 1600 hrs today (26 July 2017). Back to Nature! Wildlife watchers were treated to the sight of a pod of orca whales close to the Caithness shore on Tuesday night. View this post on Instagram . September 19th - Kappa and her calf off of Gabriola Reef! California Sea Lions are mentioned only if numbers or behavior are of interest. If you see orca in New Zealand waters, please report it as SOON AS POSSIBLE. ORCAS/HUMPBACK WHALES - Tue, Nov 10 - Strait of Georgia - 16:15 - Js and Ks passed in the Strait of Georgia at 415pm today from Active Pass toward Saturna, off Mayne Island. If you see orca in New Zealand waters, please report it as SOON AS POSSIBLE. Location: Shetland. August 31 BIGGS/TRANSIENT ORCAS - Mon, Aug 31 - Puget Sound - 19:50 - Discovery Park at the South Bluff lookout. Next cruise status. Details. Sign up to email notifications & submit your own sighting today. Find out where and when this bird was seen. Today's News Long Stayers BirdMap Submit a Sighting ... Sightings Orcinus orca . Advertise with NZME. This group has been created for people to share their Orca sightings in Shetland. ORCA News; Survey & Sightings News; Survey & Sightings News. Sightings can be reported to 0800 SEE ORCA. The majority of sightings in this report are of Humpback whales, and some of them were observed breaching. Book your tour today! Cetacean Sighting network. Killer Whale in Shetland Wed 11 Nov 2020. Survey suspension extended. It was already setting out to be a gorgeous, fall day out boating in the San Juan Islands with a little twist of summer on top. I had the idea for this post recently while watching the orca videos I’d filmed with my iPhone last year. Details. Subscribers can access more detailed information, including site specifics, a map and finder's comments. No clouds were to be found in the blue, sunny skies and our old friend Mount Baker stood tall waving hello after a few weeks sitting behind clouds, smoke, and lots of fog. You can find the sightings (along with a link to join the whale sighting network) on our website at www.orcanetwork.org. Sightings Today: Porpoises, Orca and Updates:Gray Whale Plus. Orca were on the Tutukaka coast near Whangārei yesterday and DoC wants any sightings of Orca to be reported to it as soon as possible. Photo / Shirley Miller Empty. An orca pale in color as a winter moon has been wowing onlookers all over Puget Sound. Latest Sightings . Site developed by Woodlands Design. Details. Killer Whale in Orkney Fri 27 Nov 2020. A post shared by Janine … Today we had reports of two young male orcas in the area, searching for seals close to the shoreline just […] Recent Sightings. Latest from Hawkes Bay Today. They were hanging out in the same area for a while until some sailboats and a dinghy probably spooked them while trying to get a better look. High and dry: Five-foot blue shark washes up in Napier estuary. Report Date: Wed 11 Nov 2020 14:05. Advertisement. Menu . Advertisement. Click here for Map of August 2020 whale sightings. Whale, whale, whale… it seems that the orcas haven’t gotten the physical distancing memo, as Edmonds-based nature photographer Janine Harles spotted a group of transient orcas swimming together in the Puget Sound on Sunday. It was already setting out to be a gorgeous, fall day out boating in the San Juan Islands with a little twist of summer on top. Category: Default. See regular updates on recent sightings at Whale Watch Kaikoura. What an end ... Read our sightings report from our Community Sightings Network here, including sightings reported through our Whale Track app launched in August. Hawkes Bay Today. Today's News Long Stayers BirdMap Submit a Sighting ... Sightings Orcinus orca . Orca Network has been documenting the sightings. Harbor Seals and Southern Sea Otters, which are seen on all whale watching trips, are not included in the list. This group has been created for people to share their Orca sightings in Shetland. Latest species sightings This is a map of all cetacean (whale, dolphin and porpoise) sightings recorded in the North East Atlantic by our ORCA Marine Mammal surveyors over the last decade. ORCA survey announced around the Falklands. I had the idea for this post recently while watching the orca videos I’d filmed with my iPhone last year. The first documented sighting of a white orca in British Columbia was in 1924, according to Jared Towers, an orca ecologist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Categories // Survey & Sightings News. Date Seen: Tue 17 Nov 2020. Read More. Orca Sightings on Eigg! Explore ORCA Sightings Map. The tours out from Campbell River today could not locate the group of 5 Transient Orca that are sporadically seen around the Sutil Channel to Bute Inlet area. Blasi said orca sightings are extremely rare off Eureka, adding: “I’ve had the business here for 17 years and have never encountered that. Our report includes a few sightings of Orca, Pacific White-Sided dolphins and Harbour porpoises. Start exploring... ORCA, Brittany Centre, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8RU, UK. September 19th - Kappa and her calf off of Gabriola Reef! Minke whales usually travel on their own and rarely spend extensive time at the surface. Sightings can be reported to 0800 SEE ORCA. Find out where and when this bird was seen. Book your tour today! The purpose of Orca Network's Whale Sighting Network and Education Project is to encourage observation and increase awareness and knowledge about the Southern Resident Community of orcas (J, K and L pods), and foster a stewardship ethic to motivate a diverse audience to take action to protect and restore these orcas' critical habitat. For charts of the Salish Sea and Pacific Ocean, go to. Copyright © 2018 ORCA - Charity No: 1141728 Company No: 7463043. The best orca (killer) whale watching is off San Juan Island, approximately mid-April through the beginning of October. Latest species sightings This is a map of all cetacean (whale, dolphin and porpoise) sightings recorded in the North East Atlantic by our ORCA Marine Mammal surveyors over the last decade. The coloring change is attributed to … Read More. Federal scientists say this week’s discovery near Nanaimo represents the first pale orca in B.C. Killer Whale in Orkney Fri 27 Nov 2020. Whale, whale, whale… it seems that the orcas haven’t gotten the physical distancing memo, as Edmonds-based nature photographer Janine Harles spotted a group of transient orcas swimming together in the Puget Sound on Sunday. July in Lockdown for Whales and Dolphins. Today we had reports of two young male orcas in the area, searching for seals close to the shoreline just […] Recent Sightings. This email address is being protected from spambots. Today was probably the clearest day we have had in over a month. If you see orcas, it is important to also report your sighting to a sightings network. Victoria Whale Watching Report: The T065B Killer Whale Family! It was pretty awesome.” It was pretty awesome.” Killer Whale in Shetland Sun 01 Nov 2020. Click here for Map of September 2020 whale sightings. Join our experienced guides and naturalists for a whale watching tour you won't forget. Unfortunately J-50 has not been seen in several days of favorable conditions and repeated sightings of her pod and family group, including J-16, her mother. Of note is one sighting of a Minke whale in Cordero Channel. Today's News Long Stayers BirdMap Submit a Sighting ... Sightings Orcinus orca . The Orca Network website Sightings page also posts and maps whale sightings, with archives back to 2001, and includes our Whale Sighting Viewpoints map for volunteers and citizens to use to see whales from land-based viewpoints around the Sound, with descriptions of over 100 public viewing locations and directions to help find them. Visit ORCA Newsroom to see all stories Find Us . The whales sighted consisted of almost 10 orca families, one of which is rarely seen and was only photographed for the first time in the late 1990s. Date Seen: Fri 27 Nov 2020. September 6, 2020 . Hebrides Wildlife Officer attends fin whale stranding. If you want to help them, you can "adopt an orca… She’d been with a whale-watching crew, following all guidelines when she captured these incredible shots. To learn about minke whales, click here for the, Other sightings networks can be found on the, To better understand how to operate a boat among orcas, please become familiar with the, To report harassment of whales in US waters, call, To report stranded marine mammals, please contact. He said Tl’uk has some coloring and markings, so is not a true albino whale. Category: Default. Sunday, September 6th, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour It was a beautiful sunny afternoon to head out on the water in search of the whales that call the Salish Sea home! Time, how many and location and Whale Watchers if any. This blog post comes courtesy of Sally Dunbar, talking about the recent Orca sightings on Eigg. The survey will take place in partnership with Oceanwide Expeditions aboard MV Ortelius, and will depart Argentina in October 2018. Sign up to email notifications & submit your own sighting today. They also tend to change directions frequently so it can be difficult to track a Minke whale. Report Date: Fri 27 Nov 2020 17:47. Sunday, September 6th, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour It was a beautiful sunny afternoon to head out on the water in search of the whales that call the Salish Sea home! Photo / Shirley Miller Date Seen: Wed 11 Nov 2020 12:50. Sightings Orcinus orca . Victoria Whale Watching Report: The T065B Killer Whale Family! The tours out from Campbell River today could not locate the group of 5 Transient Orca that are sporadically seen around the Sutil Channel to Bute Inlet area.5 Transient Orca that are sporadically seen around the Sutil Channel to Bute Inlet area. Orca Network offers a free Whale Sighting Network where we send out emails with locations of whales in the area, and we also post them on our Website sightings page. We found Heather (BCY0160) and her calf Neowise hanging out in the Strait of Georgia not too far from home today. We also encountered the T60’s traveling past the south end of Prevost and Salt Spring islands. More orca sightings than any other tour! Advertise with NZME. Around the same time there were radio warnings of orca sightings 70 miles south, at Vigo, near the site of at least two recent collisions. The orcas' steep population decline of 20% from 1995 to 2001 is a reflection of the problems and issues facing the greater Puget Sound marine and watershed ecosystems: declining salmon runs, PCB contamination, and the effects of a rapidly increasing human population including habitat loss and resource depletion. Since the 1970s, confirmed sightings have declined. Killer Whale in Outer Hebrides Tue 17 Nov 2020. Cruise Status Tuesday : November 24 Cancelled 12:45:00 PM; Latest News ; Tours ; Gift Shop ; Book now. How about the Sidney, Oak Bay and Sooke guys?? Jilann Lechner September 24, 2020 Comment. Orca sightings. Subscribers can access more detailed information, including site specifics, a map and finder's comments. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sightings Orcinus orca . Two humpbacks passed in oppose direction at the same time, further back, fluking regularly. 14546 sightings. The presence of boats is known to disrupt the normal behaviour of these animals, particularly resting, and underwater noise may disrupt echolocation signals and other communication. Posts tagged Orca Killer End to our 2019 Summer Surveys. Subscribers can access more detailed information, including site specifics, a map and finder's comments. Date Seen: Fri 27 Nov 2020. Explore the live Whale Track sightings map. Please also respect the fact that anybody posting here may not have been able to post sightings 'live from the field'. Kaikōura, New Zealand, is home to some of the most majestic & rare marine life in the world. September 6, 2020 . We regularly see several of these species from our survey routes. Details. We found Heather (BCY0160) and her calf Neowise hanging out in the Strait of Georgia not too far from home today. Lets help DFO and let them know if we see any Orcas while we are on the water. May 03. It was an awesome sight all in the sunset light. In Washington State, report your orca sightings to Orca Network. Discussion in 'Saltwater Fishing Forum' started by fogged in, Aug 1, 2019. fogged in Well-Known Member. Report Date: Sun 01 Nov 2020 18:00. October 31 BIGGS/TRANSIENT ORCAS - Sat, Oct 31 - Admiralty Inlet (T36, T36Bs, and T99s) - 17:35 - [orcas] They've passed Fort Ebey, north/northwest, steady travel.-Rachel Haight * 17:03 - Bonnie Gretz called, she is standing at Fort Ebey looking at the orcas. North Sea killer whale sighting. ORCA are helping to raise awareness of the “forgotton whales and dolphins” within the North East Atlantic. Read More. Europe sees spike in beaked whale strandings. Today’s sightings: Humpback whales - cow and calf, Risso’s dolphins Pacific white sided dolphins Big shark! Location: Shetland. Please also respect the fact that anybody posting here may not have been able to post sightings 'live from the field'. Latest from Hawkes Bay Today. The whales that I saw in this video are endangered, this primarily because of a lack of salmon. Report Date: Tue 17 Nov 2020 20:01. $0.00. Location: Orkney. ORCA are helping to raise awareness of the “forgotton whales and dolphins” within the North East Atlantic. KOTA KINABALU - The recent orcas sighting off Semporna has been circulating on social media showing that people in Sabah are passionate about their marine life. More orca sightings than any other tour! So a post would read something like this: At least 8 Orcas seen off Sumburgh Head heading south at 1600 hrs today (17 July 2016). Find out where and when this bird was seen. See regular updates on recent sightings at Whale Watch Kaikoura. Please also respect the fact that anybody posting here may not have been able to post sightings 'live from the field'. Subscribers can access more detailed information, including site specifics, a map and finder's comments. fogged in, Aug 1, 2019 #1. ryanb Well-Known … There are now only 75 of these orcas left. ORCA - protecting whales and dolphins in UK and European waters, ORCA to offer first ever online MMS Course, Europe sees spike in beaked whale strandings, Hebrides Wildlife Officer attends fin whale stranding. It was a bit windy today on the water making sightings a bit tough. The Whale Hotline public sighting network was initiated in the spring of 1976 as a means for members of the public to make collect calls to report Orca sightings in Washington state to the Orca Survey. Latest Sightings . July welcomed 2 new Conservation Volunteers to Eigg, Sally and Holly, who have been assisting me with wildlife monitoring, guided walks and our events programme. ORCA to offer first ever online MMS Course. Whether you want to know what has been seen today or look for sightings of your favourite species, this interactive map allows you to change which sightings are displayed. It was a bit windy today on the water making sightings a bit tough. Call 1-800-450-6858. View this post on Instagram . San Juan Safaris has 20 years in the whale watching business and is located in the thick of whale watching territory in Friday Harbor just steps from the ferry landing on San Juan Island. RELATED: Orca calf spotted with J … Nowadays, one of the greatest potential impacts is likely to be disturbance caused by vessel traffic. Through Orca Network's Whale Sighting Network, the public is engaged in collecting and reporting whale sightings, which provide data for researchers working on the Orca Recovery Plan for the Southern Resident orcas. The program will require training for vessel operators and the reporting of Southern Resident orca sightings. See report below. (Juneau is 1,291 miles from Eureka, in a straight line.) Hawkes Bay Today. ORCA SIGHTINGS. Details. Find out where and when this bird was seen. At least two individuals. See where whale sightings have occurred along the Great Ocean Road in the last 12 months with date, time & location information. The map can be zoomed in to each location. The last confirmed sighting, prior to Tuesday, was Aug. 9, 2019, west of Juneau. Jilann Lechner September 24, 2020 Comment. in a decade. Apr 30. In our magazine section, read about a skeleton of a Bryde’s whale estimated to be about 5000 years old and watch a video about the different hunting methods among the eco-types of Orca around the world. Through a volunteer Whale Sighting Network, sightings and observations of this orca community are gathered and disseminated to researchers and volunteers, and posted on our website. SUMMER WHALE WATCHING TRIPS NOW RUNNING DAILY! Continue Reading. Jenny O'Leary | Tue, Jun 11, 2019 2:49 PM Humpback whales, bottlenoose dolphins, harbor porpoises, sea lions, sharks. Did you know that the waters of UK and Europe are home to over a third of the whale, dolphin and porpoise species worldwide? We've been collecting sighting data for over 30 years! Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions | Site Map. Subscribers can access more detailed information, including site specifics, a map and finder's comments. And 2 normal size sharks (juvenile great whites) Lots of otters Mola mola June 9, Orcas on the hunt. KAIKOURA WEATHER. Orca Watch 2019 proved to be one of the best in years with no fewer than 122 sightings of seven different species of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Today was probably the clearest day we have had in over a month. Report Date: Fri 27 Nov 2020 17:47. Date Seen: Sun 01 Nov 2020. Teams were on the water searching yesterday and are increasing a broad transboundary search today with our on … Orca Network sightings volunteer Sara Frey said the killer whales seen this weekend were identified as belonging to J Pod. Sign up for Whale Sightings Reports and updates! Find out where and when this bird was seen. Orca were on the Tutukaka coast near Whangārei yesterday and DoC wants any sightings of Orca to be reported to it as soon as possible. Latest Sightings . No clouds were to be found in the blue, sunny skies and our old friend Mount Baker stood tall waving hello after a few weeks sitting behind clouds, smoke, and lots of fog. Live Sightings Summary. We rely on sightings from the public to find the orca and would rather receive 10 calls about the same sighting than not hear about the orca at all. Jun 19. “Back in the '80s and '90s they were more prevalent in the Gulf of Maine than they are today,” she said. We rely on sightings from the public to find the orca and would rather receive 10 calls about the same sighting than not hear about the orca at all. He … ORCA, Brittany Centre, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8RU, UK. We fish Renfrew today and did not see any!! Reserve your Whale Watching or Kayaking adventure today! High and dry: Five-foot blue shark washes up in Napier estuary. Call 866-672-2638 (toll free) or 360-678-3451; Email info@orcanetwork.org; In Canada, report your orca sightings to the B.C. Historically, orca were targeted by fishers for human consumption but no significant hunting occurs today. We also encountered the T60’s traveling past the south end of Prevost and Salt Spring islands. Latest News . Nous voudrions effectuer une description ici mais le site que vous consultez ne nous en laisse pas la possibilité. She’d been with a whale-watching crew, following all guidelines when she captured these incredible shots. Location: Orkney. At least 8 Orcas seen off Sumburgh Head heading south at 1600 hrs today (26 July 2017). See where whale sightings have occurred along the Great Ocean Road in the last 12 months with date, time & location information. The map displays all sightings that have been submitted through Whale Track but you can change this using the map filter tool panel.