Our whale watching boat and crew Auke Bay.
Juneau is home of the famous Red Dog Saloon
Orca killer whales. There are 4 in the group. They were training the young one the art of killing sea lions.
Orca killer whales.
Orca killer whale.
Adult and infant.
At least 3 orcas here, maybe 4.
A mature whale breeched to land on the sea lion. Camera did not focus.
Very high speed Orca Killer Whale.
Training is apparently over.
Now the humpbacks.
After breathing at the surface they dive a few hundred feet for feeding.
Here we see one breathing and one diving.
The rest of the whale pictures are humpbacks.
Their flukes have unique markings.
A common sight - float planes and mountains.
Our whale watching boat captain was a researcher and has named this one Flame.
This whale is named Flame.
An incredible amount of water runs off the fluke.
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