Photo: Orca Whale Activity Spy Hopping

A Orca whale (Killer whale) spy hopping off northern Vancouver Island to see what is going on above the water, British Columbia.

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A curious orca whale sticks his head above water, an activity called spy hopping, to check out what's happening above the water.

The activity of spy hopping is a typical behaviour of orca whales whether resident, transient, or off shore.

Orca whale (killer whale) spyhopping off the Northern Vancouver Island coast.

This picture is part of the photo album "British Columbia Pictures" - there are more beautiful images waiting for you.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1DS, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/640 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 260mm.

Orca Whale Activity Spy Hopping
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