Photo: Spectacular Breaching Orca

A spectacular and lucky sight to behind, a breaching orca! The orca arches its back as it heads back towards the water with a BC mountain backdrop.

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Spectacular breaching orca
A spectacular breaching transient orca whale off the coast of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

Pictures from photo gallery: "British Columbia Pictures"

A large adult orca puts on a spectacular scene as it breaches off the coast to Vancouver Island near Malcolm in British Columbia, Canada.

Transient killer whales (orca, Orcinus orca, T30's & T137's) after killing a sea lion off Malcolm Island near Donegal Head, British Columbia, Canada.

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 7D, aperture of f/4.5, exposure time of 1/1600 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 300mm.

Spectacular breaching orca
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