SIGHTING RECORD #28344

Observer
Calvin Jones - Ireland's Wildlife & IWDG
Event Date 03/10/2017 13:30
Duration 15 mins
Location Cloghna Head, Rosscarbery Bay, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.559,-8.993
Platform Headland/spit
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 20
Best 25
Max 30
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Initial sighting was land based by C. Jones. Images obtained later by Colin on HJ who connected with them as they travelled west towards Rabbit Island
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Travelling
Direction of Travelling West
Environment
Sea state Small wavelets. Glassy crests - not breaking.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction var
Glare (°)
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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