SIGHTING RECORD #27665

Observer
William Helps - IWDG
Event Date 27/04/2017 11:30
Duration 30 mins
Location Cloghna Head, Rosscarbery Bay, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.52399512052693,-9.017462680664
Platform Headland/spit
Species basking shark
Number seen
Min 10
Best 15
Max 20
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 1st of 3 species observed during casual watch in Rosscarbery Bay area.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force n/a
Wind direction n/a
Glare (°)
Visibility n/a
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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