The fog had again cleared in Johnstone Strait and Blackfish Sound when we headed out on tour this morning and with a heavy flood current there was a lot of marine activity present in Weynton Passage. A Humpback Whale was sighted feeding and passengers enjoyed some close viewing when the whale suddenly surfaced nearby the boat after a seven minute dive. Further out in Blackfish Sound two other Humpback Whales were sighted, one briefly that was near to Double Bay, the second one was traveling east, close to the Swanson Island shore. Cruising slowly through the island waterways eagles and their nests were sighted including two eaglets on top of their nest, a third eaglet was sighted later in the tour on the way home. Observing small groups of Dall’s Porpoises and Stellar Sea Lions nearby was exciting and finally a fourth Humpback Whale was sighted on our way home in Broughton Passage. Other sightings today included: Harbour Seals, Rhinoceros Auklets, Common Murres, Red-necked Phalaropes, Bald Eagles, Belted Kingfishers, Black Turnstones, Mew and Herring Gulls.

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