2021 was a fantastic bioacoustic year in the critical habitat of the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKWs, salmon-eating type).… Read more Orcasound’s Greatest Hits of 2021
Happy 4th! Bigg’s killer whales heard at Bush Point
Thanks to Orca Network — both for hosting the Bush Point hydrophone and for alerting the network (via a post… Read more Happy 4th! Bigg’s killer whales heard at Bush Point
Bigg’s bangs: the sound of marine mammal death heard live?
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?
Humpback and Bigg’s killer whales serenading in the darkness
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
Theodolite tracks of ships and killer whales
Not all whale studies take place on the water. With some patience (letting the whales come to you) and a… Read more Theodolite tracks of ships and killer whales
Land-based team observes Bigg’s (Transient) killer whales during first week
The highlight of our first week of observing the surface and acoustic behavior of marine mammals in Haro Strait during… Read more Land-based team observes Bigg’s (Transient) killer whales during first week
Distant calls can sound strange
This evening from about 17:00 to 21:00 there were some great calls heard by humans and auto-recorded at Orcasound (and… Read more Distant calls can sound strange