SIGHTING RECORD #28722

Observer
Colin Barnes - Cork Whale Watch
Event Date 03/12/2017 11:00
Duration 30 mins
Location Reen Pier to Cape Clear, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.435474314852115,-9.299673984374976
Platform Whalewatching vessel
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 4
Best 5
Max 6
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 2nd of 4 species observed during 4 Hr whale watch trip. Most activity off Gokane area.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Milling
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction N
Glare (°) 10
Visibility > 20 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) none
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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