Monday, July 12, 2010

Whales and other mostly swimming things

Little report from a nice ocean trip over the weekend.

First, some views:


At some point this thing swam by us before taking off and flying away:
Then pod of killer whales came to look if there was anything edible on our boat:
These are resident orcas, mostly eating salmon. Now, when transient orcas are in town, they take these guys right off the rocks:
That would a photo to take! Well, no such luck. Instead we found this grey whale swimming right near the shore. Residents of this house can do whale watching right from their windows:
Thing is a bit lazy, that was all it showed us. As a consolation, bald eagle came closer and let me take a shot:
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