After their first foray of the Southern Resident Killer Whales into Puget Sound this fall over the last couple days,… Read more Acoustic inference as J pod departs Puget Sound & heads to Canada
Today (9/27/2020) at least two pods of the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKW) came into the Salish Sea from… Read more Orcas head north & south for Salish Sea salmon
After not being present in the Salish Sea throughout August, the Southern Resident Killer Whales have visited Haro Strait this… Read more 911: superpod northbound at Orcasound Lab on a smokey night
This evening Val and Leslie Veirs of the Orcasound Lab node reported hearing humpback whale sounds. Here is a sample… Read more First Orcasound recording of humpback song in Haro during January!
In a year when Southern Resident killer whales have been scarce in the inland waters of Washington, today was a… Read more K & L pods call in boat noise at Orcasound Lab
I couldn’t sleep last night and ended up in front of the computer. Wondering whether to read about the Muller… Read more Unusual SRKW calls at 2 a.m. in Haro Strait, and then ship noise (again)
In the December darkness of a recent Friday night (~18:00 on 12/7/18) Orcasound app listeners witnessed a rare and unprecedented live… Read more Bigg’s bangs: the sound of marine mammal death heard live?
A couple hours ago in the dark December night, attentive listeners monitoring the live stream from the Orcasound Lab hydrophones… Read more Humpback and Bigg’s killer whales serenading in the darkness
This month we have an incredibly rare opportunity to listen for a lone sperm whale in the Salish Sea. Known… Read more After 3 decades, a sperm whale is heard in the Salish Sea
We have now backed up all of the visual, acoustic, and AIS data that we collected during the 2017 vessel… Read more Synopsis of raw data: behavioral, acoustic, & AIS (ship tracking)