North Island Explorer: Guide to North Vancouver Island






Pacific Harbor Seal: Phoca Vitulina.


Pacific Harbor Seal (Phoca Vitulina)


Photo 1: Harbor Seal sunbathing on a rock.

These seals are common in the Pacific Northwest and typically have a spotted coat ranging from gray to black. They are true seals without ear flaps and having to flop on their bellies to get around on land.  (Taken at Shelter Point Reef)










Pacifc Harbor Seal sunbathing on a rock at low tide.


























Photo 2: Colony of seals at Shelter Point Reef.

(Taken at Shelter Point, Campbell River)

Colony of Pacific Harbor Seals at Shelter Point.