Ever wondered why they are called Sea Lions?

April 14th, 2012 –  Whidbey Island, Washington On a recent Gray Whale watching cruise the boat came across a Steller Sea Lion sunbathing peacefully on a buoy just off Possession Point on the southern end of Whidbey Island. These are the largest Sea Lion species in this area and also one of the rarest to see as they…

The Gray Whales of Whidbey Island

April 14th, 2012 – Whidbey Island, Washington I went on a Gray Whale watching cruise to Whidbey Island to see the whales on part of their annual migration from Baja, Mexico up the coast to Alaska. There is one group of around 12 whales though that return to this area each year and stay for the season, even though most…