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Photo: Dolphin Whale Northern Vancouver Island

This large dolphin, better known as a Killer Whale or Orca, heads towards us on a whale watching trip off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.

Off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, a male Killer Whale surfaces in the direction of our whale watching boat as the day starts to near an end. The sun glistens off the mist from his blow as his dorsal fin and top of his rounded head surface.The Killer Whale or Orca is the largest member of the dolphin family with very distinctive coloring which easily tells them apart from most other species. The tall dorsal fin of this Killer Whale is a sure sign that this is a male and whether he continues in the same direction to give everybody a closer look will be up to him.In their natural environment off Northern Vancouver Island, one can never be sure what the Orca will do next as they are free to roam in this vast ocean. Captains, fisherman and researchers can try and predict what the whales next move will be as they have been watching their different patterns for years, but what the whale may decide, could be something totally different. ... continue below the picture...



Dolphin Whale Northern Vancouver Island

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Dolphin Whale Northern Vancouver Island
Photo of an Orca, the largest of the dolphin family, heading towards us on a whale watching tour off Northern Vancouver Island.

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... The waters off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada is an exceptional place to see many different types of the dolphin clan. Killer Whales, porpoises and dolphins are just a few of the larger mammals you may possibly see on your whale watching tour on Vancouver Island.Killer Whales off Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/1000 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 100mm.

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Dolphin Whale Northern Vancouver Island
This large dolphin, better known as a Killer Whale or Orca, heads towards us on a whale watching trip off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
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