Monthly Archives: September 2014

Update / L120 / September 13, 2014

L120 Update from Heather MacIntyre: Photos taken this evening (9/13/14) off San Juan Island from the M/V Legacy with Legacy Charters, just west of False Bay. “Two week old L120 seems to be doing very well! Tonight we were the … Continue reading

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Newborn Calf Spotted Among Endangered Orcas For The First Time In Years

          Researchers tracking endangered killer whales in the North Pacific made an encouraging discovery over the weekend after an infant calf was seen swimming with the pod — representing the first birth among the threatened population in nearly … Continue reading

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Orca calf born to Puget Sound resident pod

    Susan Wyatt, KING-TV, Seattle-Tacoma, Wash. / 6:27 p.m. EDT September 7, 2014 SEATTLE — The Center for Whale Research is celebrating the birth of an orca calf in the Salish Sea, the first one since 2012. The proud mother is 23-year-old … Continue reading

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Newborn killer whale spotted in Washington waters

        By PHUONG LE, Associated Press Updated 5:10 pm, Monday, September 8, 2014   SEATTLE (AP) — Whale researchers are celebrating the newest member of a population of endangered killer whales that frequent Puget Sound in Washington state. … Continue reading

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Updated photos: Eyewitness describes birth of orca in Puget Sound waters

      Posted on September 7, 2014 | By Jake Ellison This is a cropped version of the baby with the Southern Resident Killer Whales (Photo by Corey Vink, from Orca Spirit Adventures, Victoria)   The birth of an orca among the killer … Continue reading

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KOMO NEWS: Puget Sound orca pod welcomes newborn calf

By KOMO Staff Published: Sep 7, 2014 at 1:05 PM PDT SAN JUAN ISLANDS, Wash. – A new baby orca calf has been born in the Salish Sea, the Center for Whale Research said Saturday. It’s the first birth for the endangered Southern Resident … Continue reading

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Center for Whale Research – New photos of L120

First pix of new SRKW calf L120 with aunt L27 and mom L86 off Eagle Point yesterday (September 6, 2014) – photos taken by Dave Ellifrit, CWR.            

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Orca calf born to Puget Sound resident L pod

    Susan Wyatt,10:16 a.m. PDT September 7, 2014 The Center for Whale Research is celebrating the birth of an orca calf in the Salish Sea, the first one since 2012. The proud mother is 23-year-old L86, and this is her second … Continue reading

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New Baby Orca – Pacific Whale Watch Association / Press Release

RELEASED PHOTOS BELOW: Newborn Southern Resident orca L120 today (Sept. 6, 2014) off South Beach, San Juan Island.  Photo by Capt. Jim Maya, Maya’s Westside Whale Charters. Capt. Jim Maya:  Office (360) 378-7996;  Cell (360) 622-6305 Center for Whale Research: (360) 378-5835 FOR … Continue reading

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King 5 – Reporting new baby orca for L pod

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