We then headed down the shoreline of San Juan Island and passed by Doublestuf J34, Crewser L92, Fluke L105, and a few other orcas near Hannah Heights in our search for the L12s and L54s that were reported further South. Soon, we spotted Wave Walker L88 foraging for and chasing salmon off of Pile Point as he made his way South. We found Spirit L22, Solstice L89, Calypso L94, and L121 heading South off of False Bay next and L121 traveled in Spirit L22's slip stream for a short time before heading back to his mother. At one point, as Calypso L94 and L121 dove near the bow, we heard a clear L pod vocalization through the hull of the boat! Joy L119 then appeared and so did Tahlequah J35, Notch J47, Matia L77, Nyssa L84, Wave Walker L88, and Coho L108 soon after.
I am pleasantly surprised that the L54s stuck around another day and happy that they can be spending some time with J, K, and the rest of L pod. What will happen next?
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