Orca in Prince William Sound

Captain's Log

Every day our Captains keep a log of sightings on the various tours. These are compiled and kept online along with more descriptive information about each potential wildllife or birdlife sighting.

06/05/2019

Animals Seen Today

Arctic TernArctic TernSterna paradisaea

Bald EagleBald EagleHaliaeetus levcocephalus

Black BearBlack BearUrsus Americanus

Black-Legged KittiwakesBlack-Legged KittiwakesRissa tridactyla

Dall's PorpoisesDall's PorpoisesPhocoenoides dalli

Great Blue HeronGreat Blue HeronArdea herodias

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

Humpback WhalesHumpback WhalesMegaptera novaeangliae

LoonLoonGaviidae family

Orcas/Killer WhalesOrcas/Killer WhalesOrcinus orca

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

06/04/2019

Animals Seen Today

Arctic TernArctic TernSterna paradisaea

Bald EagleBald EagleHaliaeetus levcocephalus

Black BearBlack BearUrsus Americanus

Black-Legged KittiwakesBlack-Legged KittiwakesRissa tridactyla

CormorantsCormorantsPhalacrocoracidae family

Dall's PorpoisesDall's PorpoisesPhocoenoides dalli

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

Humpback WhalesHumpback WhalesMegaptera novaeangliae

LoonLoonGaviidae family

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

06/03/2019

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

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

MurreMurreAlcid family

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

06/02/2019

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

Great Blue HeronGreat Blue HeronArdea herodias

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

Humpback WhalesHumpback WhalesMegaptera novaeangliae

LoonLoonGaviidae family

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

MurreMurreAlcid family

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

06/01/2019

Animals Seen Today

Arctic TernArctic TernSterna paradisaea

Bald EagleBald EagleHaliaeetus levcocephalus

Black-Legged KittiwakesBlack-Legged KittiwakesRissa tridactyla

Dall's PorpoisesDall's PorpoisesPhocoenoides dalli

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

Humpback WhalesHumpback WhalesMegaptera novaeangliae

LoonLoonGaviidae family

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

Orcas/Killer WhalesOrcas/Killer WhalesOrcinus orca

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/31/2019

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

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/30/2019

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

Great Blue HeronGreat Blue HeronArdea herodias

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

Humpback WhalesHumpback WhalesMegaptera novaeangliae

LoonLoonGaviidae family

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/29/2019

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

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/28/2019

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

LoonLoonGaviidae family

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

05/27/2019

Today Columbia Glacier put on a nice show for the guests on board the Glacier Spirit.

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

Great Blue HeronGreat Blue HeronArdea herodias

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

LoonLoonGaviidae family

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/26/2019

A Black-tailed Deer was seen today at Rocky Point.

Animals Seen Today

Arctic TernArctic TernSterna paradisaea

Bald EagleBald EagleHaliaeetus levcocephalus

Black-Legged KittiwakesBlack-Legged KittiwakesRissa tridactyla

CormorantsCormorantsPhalacrocoracidae family

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/25/2019

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

LoonLoonGaviidae family

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/24/2019

Fin Whales were spotted today as well.

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

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/23/2019

Today the Glacier Spirit had a chance to view two Fin Whales.

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

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/22/2019

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

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/21/2019

Animals Seen Today

Arctic TernArctic TernSterna paradisaea

Bald EagleBald EagleHaliaeetus levcocephalus

Black-Legged KittiwakesBlack-Legged KittiwakesRissa tridactyla

Dall's PorpoisesDall's PorpoisesPhocoenoides dalli

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/20/2019

Animals Seen Today

Arctic TernArctic TernSterna paradisaea

Bald EagleBald EagleHaliaeetus levcocephalus

Black-Legged KittiwakesBlack-Legged KittiwakesRissa tridactyla

Harbor SealsHarbor SealsPhoca vitulina

Humpback WhalesHumpback WhalesMegaptera novaeangliae

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/19/2019

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

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/18/2019

The Orcas seen today were members of the AT Transient Pod, members 2, 3, and 4.

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

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

MurreMurreAlcid family

Orcas/Killer WhalesOrcas/Killer WhalesOrcinus orca

OystercatcherOystercatcherHaematopus bachmani

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

PuffinsPuffinsAlcid family

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata

05/17/2019

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

Mountain GoatsMountain GoatsOreamnos americanus

Pigeon GuillemotPigeon GuillemotCepphus columba

Sea OttersSea OttersEnhydra lutris

Steller Sea LionsSteller Sea LionsEumetopias jubatus

Surf ScoterSurf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata