Migrating orcas spotted off the Oregon Coast

Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 23, 2014

by KGW Staff

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DEPOE BAY, Ore. — Killer whales, also known as Orcas, were spotted off Depoe Bay along the Oregon Coast earlier this month.

At least one pod of eight Orcas was seen splashing and spouting within eyesight from the beach.

“They were spotted near Newport early on in the month. Other reports came in from different spots along the central Oregon coast, many of larger-than-usual pods of Orcas. The Whale Watching Center in Depoe Bay said at least two reports were of a pod of eight, including one where they had separated into groups of four and were apparently trying to corral their prey,” said Renee Fowler, with the Whale Watch Center.

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Story and photo by KGW News channel 8 – Portland
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