SIGHTING RECORD #29596

Observer
Andy Carden - IWDG
Event Date 15/09/2018 09:51
Duration 2 mins
Location Bloody Bridge, Newcastle, Co. Down ( 54.1500,-5.8670 )
Reported location 54.182006278350094,-5.762076328125
Platform Land
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Seen through the scope surfacing three times in fairly quick succession at a distance. Gannets feeding in the general area.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Travelling
Direction of Travelling North
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction SW
Glare (°) 0
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 88
Water depth (m) 20
Precipitation (rain/fog) dry
Effort Watch Location: Bloody Bridge, Newcastle

Time started: 2018-09-15 09:40:00

Time ended: 2018-09-15 11:20:00
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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