SIGHTING RECORD #27647

Observer
Nick Massett - IWDG
Event Date 24/04/2017 11:30
Duration 30 mins
Location Clogher Head, Slea Head Peninsula, Co. Kerry ( 52.1507,-10.4597 )
Reported location 52.17317202655614,-10.574431369629
Platform Headland/spit
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 4
Best 5
Max 5
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Likely to be different animals to those recorded earlier in Dingle Bay. Simultaneous breaching from a number of minke whales. Two and three breaching within scopes field of view at any one time.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Breaching
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Moderate, longer waves. Many whitecaps. Some spray.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 5: Fresh breeze
Wind direction N
Glare (°) 0
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 100
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) Incoming showers
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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