SIGHTING RECORD #29360

Observer
Ross Cahill - Public
Event Date 16/07/2018 12:30
Duration 10 mins
Location Saltee Islands, Co. Wexford
Reported location 52.096,-6.598
Platform Sea kayak
Species Risso's dolphin
Number seen
Min 12
Best 15
Max 18
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Species ID confirmed by underwater video clip shared with IWDG. Filmed c2 KM off the Saltees. Requested online report to IWDG for validation
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force n/a
Wind direction n/a
Glare (°)
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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