It was another lovely day when we headed out this morning and it was early in our tour when the blow of a humpback whale was sighted in the distance. As we drew closer we observed it surfacing several times then watched as its large tail fluked and disappeared. We fully expected to see it surface again and yet it never did. The water was calm with good visibility and small groups of harbour porpoises were sighted feeding nearby. Bald eagles were observed swooping low over the water fishing and eagle nests were sighted with two nests having eaglets in them which is always a treat to see. On our way home, several small groups of dall’s porpoises were spread out feeding and suddenly a small group appeared at the bow of the boat and continued to ‘bow-ride’ as we traveled along. It was exciting and fun for all on board to share in their exuberance as they glided along just below the surface of the water and then dart forward splashing as they went. Other species also seen today: Harbour Seals, Rhinoceros Auklets, Pigeon Guillemots and Belted Kingfishers.

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