Photos by Tag: seal

June 1st, 2021

Huge seal takes a breather

I was fortunate to encounter this seal on the edge of a bluff at Rosario this morning. Big! And so impressively agile under water. I had about two minutes of quality time before he departed for deeper waters.

July 28th, 2020

Surprise ending

I always enjoy seeing harbor seals. I was concerned when this seal swam into surf just offshore, actually worried that the waves were smashing it into jagged rocks and doing physical damage. Then, to my surprise, the seal rolled into the waves, out of the waves … and away a few yards to gulf down […]

March 30th, 2010

Feeding frenzy

It was interesting last weekend to encounter this scene … a herring ball off the shore Cypress Island that drew seagulls, ducks and a seal (dark spot on the left). One thing that wasn’t in the area was salmon, at least for our boat. The great thing about fishing in the Northwest, though, is that […]

August 31st, 2006

Harbor seal

I stayed my distance from this nervous little seal, sunbathing Wednesday afternoon on a dock at March’s Point.

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