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Photo: Northern Vancouver Island Whale Watching British Columbia

While whale watching off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, a male Killer Whale surfaces and the passengers on board the boat quickly have their cameras ready.

Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada is surrounded by a mountainous landscape, tranquility and various types of wildlife. During the summer months, the Killer Whales visit the waters off Northern Vancouver Island where they follow the salmon run and come to rub on the beaches of Robson Bight.

On this particular warm, summer day, while on a whale watching excursion, a male Killer Whale surfaced near the boat giving us a beautiful show of his tall dorsal fin and black and white body. While surfacing, the mist from his blowhole lingers above the whale and sparkles in the light of the day.

Dorsal fins on a male Killer Whale can grow up to six feet in height, while the females fins only reach about four feet. This is an easy way for whale watchers to tell the difference between adult whales and helpful for the researchers who study these animals off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. ... continue below the picture...


Northern Vancouver Island Whale Watching British Columbia

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Northern Vancouver Island Whale Watching British Columbia
Photo of a male Killer Whale seen while whale watching off the Northern end of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.

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Killer Whale 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/7.1, exposure time of 1/640 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 250mm.

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Northern Vancouver Island Whale Watching British Columbia
While whale watching off Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, a male Killer Whale surfaces and the passengers on board the boat quickly have their cameras ready.
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