CSG27 – Big White (1979), Big Mama

with calf CSG45 in 2008. With calf CSG736 in 2013. With a calf CSG973 in 2017. Friend of Black Jack. Scar behind blowhole noted 2017, 2018.

Sightings History

Record Month Day Year Photographer Location Behavior Associate Notes
9918 Nov 21 2019 Mark Sawyer NE Blunden Unknown
9840 Nov 20 2019 Jim Darling off Blunden Feeding-benthic feeding close to CSG589, 2 of 5 whales in Ahous/Blunden
9917 Oct 28 2019 Mark Sawyer Bartlett Island North Shore Unknown
9916 Oct 27 2019 Mark Sawyer NE Blunden Unknown
9915 Oct 23 2019 Mark Sawyer Russel Channel (Whaler) Unknown
9914 Oct 22 2019 Mark Sawyer Whaler Lawrence Unknown
9913 Oct 14 2019 Mark Sawyer Whaler Lawrence Unknown
10227 Oct 14 2019 Jim Darling Whaler Island Feeding-benthic DSC2242
9912 Oct 12 2019 Mark Sawyer Whaler Lawrence Unknown
10226 Oct 11 2019 Jim Darling Whaler Island Feeding-benthic DSC2235
9911 Oct 9 2019 Mark Sawyer Russel Channel (Whaler) Unknown
9910 Oct 6 2019 Mark Sawyer Whaler Lawrence Unknown
9909 Oct 5 2019 Mark Sawyer Whaler Lawrence Unknown
10230 Oct 5 2019 Jim Darling Whaler Island Unknown DSC2230
10231 Sep 30 2019 Jim Darling Entrance Unknown DSC2158
9908 Sep 21 2019 Mark Sawyer off Grassy Knoll Unknown
10228 Sep 20 2019 Jim Darling Rafael Bay Unknown Whale 3, DSC2120
9907 Sep 16 2019 Mark Sawyer off Grassy Knoll Unknown
9906 Sep 14 2019 Mark Sawyer off Grassy Knoll Unknown
9905 Sep 13 2019 Mark Sawyer Siwash Unknown
9904 Sep 10 2019 Mark Sawyer off Grassy Knoll Unknown
9902 Sep 8 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Bay Unknown
9903 Sep 8 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9900 Sep 7 2019 Mark Sawyer off Grassy Knoll Unknown
9901 Sep 7 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
10229 Sep 7 2019 Jim Darling Rafael Unknown
9899 Sep 5 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9898 Sep 4 2019 Mark Sawyer off Grassy Knoll Unknown
9897 Sep 3 2019 Mark Sawyer off Grassy Knoll Unknown
9896 Aug 23 2019 Ashley Hoyland off Grassy Knoll Unknown
9895 Aug 18 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9894 Aug 17 2019 Mark Sawyer off Grassy Knoll Unknown
9893 Aug 14 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9892 Aug 8 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
10224 Aug 8 2019 Jim Darling Rafael Unknown
9891 Aug 6 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9890 Aug 5 2019 Mark Sawyer Cow Bay Unknown
9889 Aug 4 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
10223 Aug 4 2019 Jim Darling Rafael Unknown
9888 Jul 28 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9887 Jul 27 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9886 Jul 25 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9885 Jul 24 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9882 Jul 23 2019 Mark Sawyer Dagger Bay Unknown
9883 Jul 23 2019 Mark Sawyer Off Grassy Knoll Unknown
9884 Jul 23 2019 Mark Sawyer Rafael Point Unknown
9880 Jul 20 2019 Mark Sawyer NE Blunden Unknown
9881 Jul 20 2019 Mark Sawyer outside Tree Island Unknown
10225 Jul 20 2019 Jim Darling Blunden Unknown
9879 Jul 16 2019 Mark Sawyer Dagger Bay Unknown
9878 Jul 15 2019 Mark Sawyer Entrance Rocks Unknown
9877 Jul 7 2019 Mark Sawyer inside Gowland Unknown
9876 Jun 26 2019 Mark Sawyer NE Blunden Unknown
9800 Jun 24 2019 Jim Darling Entrance Unknown
9875 Jun 24 2019 Mark Sawyer Outside Glory Hole Unknown
9874 Jun 9 2019 Mark Sawyer NE Blunden Unknown
9873 Apr 25 2019 Mark Sawyer Entrance Rocks Unknown
9872 Apr 17 2019 Mark Sawyer Leeke Island Unknown
9871 Apr 15 2019 Mark Sawyer Whitesands Cove Unknown
9870 Apr 14 2019 Mark Sawyer Whitesands Cove Unknown
9869 Apr 8 2019 Mark Sawyer NE Blunden Unknown
9732 Mar 26 2019 Mark Sawyer Entrance Rock Feeding-plankton-mysids with Orange Crush CSG589, no photo, email report
9731 Mar 25 2019 Mark Sawyer Entrance Rock Feeding-plankton-mysids with Orange Crush CSG589, no photo, email report
9741 Mar 18 2019 Mark Sawyer Chetarpe Unknown First sighting of 2019
9772 Oct 20 2018 Jim Darling Kutcous Feeding-benthic with Bright Bar CSG589
9834 Oct 19 2018 Jim Darling Kutcous Unknown
9770 Oct 13 2018 Jim Darling Whaler Island Traveling with Black Jack CSG28, slowly traveling
9681 Jul 8 2018 Jim Darling Russell Channel Feeding-plankton-mysids Lone, DSC0781, DSC0786, DSC0794, scar noted
9744 Jul 1 2018 Mark Sawyer add Unknown IMG 7215
9743 May 20 2018 Mark Sawyer add Unknown IMG 4780, 4792, 4807,
9740 May 15 2018 Mark Sawyer add Unknown IMG 0495
9742 May 3 2018 Mark Sawyer add Unknown IMG 3002, 3011
9599 Oct 29 2017 Jim Darling Blunden Feeding-benthic Whale 1 of 2, DSC0217, DSC0227
9597 Sep 28 2017 Jim Darling Siwash Feeding-plankton-mysids DSC0128, 1 of several
9649 Sep 28 2017 Jim Darling Siwash Feeding-plankton-mysids Whale 4 of seveal, DSC0126
9596 Sep 21 2017 Jim Darling Treasure Unknown DSC0041, DSC0045, DSC0044, wound scars behind blowhole, Whale 1
9594 Aug 26 2017 Jim Darling Rafael Feeding-plankton-crab larvae Whale 3, DSC9978, DSC9990
9461 Jul 19 2017 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic with calf CSG973, DSC9768, DSC9773
9598 Oct 10 2016 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic with CSG30 Saddle, DSC9163
9595 Sep 16 2016 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic DSC9111
9648 Sep 14 2016 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic DSC9043
8051 Jun 23 2015 Jim Darling Pachena Feeding-plankton-mysids
8112 Jun 14 2015 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic 14-15
8054 Aug 2 2013 Jim Darling Ahous Point Unknown with calf CSG736
8053 Jul 29 2013 Jim Darling Vargas (Tree) Feeding-plankton-mysids
8052 Jul 13 2013 Jim Darling Orca Alley Feeding-plankton-mysids with calf CSG736
9696 Oct 23 2011 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic in a pair, no photo of other, weather marginal
9694 Oct 22 2011 Jim Darling Ahous, inside Blunden Unknown with CSG28 Black Jack
9692 Oct 8 2011 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic with CSG30 Saddle
7511 Sep 29 2011 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic
7510 Sep 28 2011 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic
7509 Aug 13 2011 Jim Darling Estevan Feeding-plankton-mysids
7508 Jul 29 2011 Jim Darling Tree Island Feeding-plankton-mysids
7507 Oct 2 2010 Jim Darling Russell Channel Feeding-plankton-mysids #1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1942, 1943
7506 Oct 3 2009 Jim Darling Whaler Feeding-plankton-mysids
8290 Jul 2 2009 Jim Darling Hesquiat Feeding-plankton-mysids 154
8297 Oct 3 2008 Eugene Stewart add Unknown
8296 Sep 30 2008 Eugene Stewart add Unknown
7829 Sep 28 2008 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic with CSG30 Saddle
8293 Sep 28 2008 Don Travers add Unknown
8294 Sep 28 2008 Peter Schulze add Unknown
8295 Aug 17 2008 Wendy Szaniszlo add Unknown
7828 Jun 24 2008 Wendy Szaniszlo add Unknown
7827 Jun 23 2008 Wendy Szaniszlo add Unknown
8292 Jun 23 2008 SIRS add Unknown
7826 Jun 11 2008 Peter Schulze add Unknown
8291 Jun 8 2008 Peter Schulze add Unknown
7798 Sep 9 2007 Eugene Stewart add Unknown
7823 Aug 4 2007 Wendy Szaniszlo add Unknown
7822 Jul 9 2007 Peter Schulze add Unknown
7820 Jul 1 2007 Sarah McArthur add Unknown
7821 Jul 1 2007 Wendy Szaniszlo add Unknown
7819 Jun 19 2007 Wendy Szaniszlo add Unknown
7799 Jun 18 2007 Wendy Szaniszlo add Unknown
7815 Jun 18 2007 Randy Frank add Unknown
7816 Jun 18 2007 Robin Orr add Unknown
7817 Jun 18 2007 Peter Schulze add Unknown
7814 Jun 14 2007 Randy Frank add Unknown
7813 Oct 10 2006 Peter Schulze add Unknown
7811 Sep 27 2006 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic
7812 Sep 3 2006 Peter Schulze add Unknown
7810 Sep 1 2006 Jim Darling Entrance Feeding-benthic
7805 Aug 29 2006 Jim Darling Blunden/Vargas Feeding-benthic
7804 Aug 28 2006 Jim Darling Entrance Feeding-benthic
7807 Aug 28 2006 Peter Schulze add Unknown
7803 Aug 26 2006 Jim Darling Blunden/Vargas Feeding-benthic
7809 Aug 24 2006 Jason Feaver add Unknown
7808 Aug 22 2006 Wendy Szaniszlo add Unknown
7806 Aug 15 2006 Peter Schulze add Unknown
7802 Aug 12 2006 Jim Darling add Unknown
7801 Jul 16 2006 Jim Darling Cow Creek Feeding-benthic
7800 Jun 29 2006 Peter Schulze add Unknown
8267 Sep 24 2005 Jim Darling Cow Bay, Entrance Feeding-benthic #1L
8266 Aug 24 2005 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic #2
9293 Jul 14 2004 Jim Darling Siwash/Rafael Feeding-plankton-crab larvae 81, 95, 101, 133
9013 Oct 5 2000 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic 1 of 4; R1 #22A, #32A, #34A
9072 Oct 4 2000 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic Big White Whale, R1 #27, #28, #29
8676 Aug 26 1998 Jim Darling Rafael Feeding-plankton-mysids JD98-9/33
8675 Aug 25 1998 Jim Darling Rafael Feeding-plankton-mysids JD98-6/30
8677 Jul 12 1998 Steve Diggon Rafael Feeding-plankton-crab larvae SD98-2/28, /24, /25, /29
8670 Oct 30 1995 Jim Darling Ahous Bay, Tofino-Ahous Unknown neg 16-10A, 11A, recognize as recent whale
8671 Sep 19 1995 Jim Darling Estevan Point Feeding-plankton-mysids neg#14-22
8674 Jun 18 1990 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic 1 of 3, 90-2-JD
8672 Sep 7 1981 Jim Darling Ahous Bay Feeding-benthic 1 of 4-5 (EE), 12
8686 Jul 31 1981 Jim Darling add Unknown R1 #9, 1 of whale A-F
8673 Aug 23 1979 Jim Darling West Coast Trail Feeding-plankton-mysids 89C14, 9