Orcas make early spring appearance in South Sound

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SEATTLE — Susan Berta of Orca Network reported on its Facebook page that K Pod had shown up in the Puget Sound Monday and were in the Narrows, past the Tacoma Narrows Bridge at about 4 p.m. Monday. In all, she wrote, it’s believed that there were three groups of Transients orcas and K Pod in the inland waters Monday.


Two transient male orcas were spotted just off the south end of Vashon Island Monday afternoon. (Photo: Kelly Burns Keenan via Orca Network/Facebook)


This photo was taken Monday by Breana Becker. “We were on a boat about 1/2 mile south of Edmonds marina. There were about 5 orcas. 2 very large and 3 smaller. Absolutely amazing!”


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