Glacier Spirit Boat

Captain's Log - 5/13/2017

Today was our first journey of the year to Columbia Glacier. While at Columbia Glacier a large calving event occurred – a wonderful start to this summer season.

Animals Seen Today

Arctic TernArctic TernSterna paradisaea

Bald EagleBald EagleHaliaeetus levcocephalus

Black-Legged KittiwakesBlack-Legged KittiwakesRissa tridactyla

CormorantsCormorantsPhalacrocoracidae family

Dall's PorpoisesDall's PorpoisesPhocoenoides dalli

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

Humpback WhalesHumpback WhalesMegaptera novaeangliae

LoonLoonGaviidae family

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata