SIGHTING RECORD #28166

Observer
David Knott - Belfast Harbour
Event Date 17/08/2017 11:00
Duration 0 mins
Location Belfast Harbour, Belfast Lough, Co. Antrim
Reported location 54.614,-5.889
Platform Other vessel/unspecified vessel
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 1
Calves 0
Notes Photographed in the Musgrave Channel, Belfast Harbour close to Harland & Wolff Building Dock gate . Length estimate suggests this is a Juvenile animal. Awaiting further reports for outcome from this most unusual sight event.
Known animals -
Photos

Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction SW
Glare (°) 0
Visibility 1-5 km
Cloud cover 75
Water depth (m) 7
Precipitation (rain/fog) No
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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