SIGHTING RECORD #29604

Observer
Patrick Lyne - IWDG
Sean O'Callaghan - Test
Event Date 18/09/2018 17:42
Duration 6 mins
Location Castletownbere, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.62470787282777,-9.9204015234375
Platform Land
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 15
Best 15
Max 17
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 10
Juveniles 2
Calves 3
Notes At least one calf had faint foetal folds.
Known animals -
Photos


Behaviour Travelling
Tail-fluking
Direction of Travelling South
Environment
Sea state Small wavelets. Glassy crests - not breaking.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction W
Glare (°) 0
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 88
Water depth (m) 20
Precipitation (rain/fog) none
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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