SIGHTING RECORD #28862

Observer
Colin Barnes - Cork Whale Watch
Apple Volunteer Team - Apple Cork
Pádraig Whooley - IWDG
Event Date 14/01/2018 10:30
Duration 5 mins
Location Reen Pier to Cape Clear, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.49,-9.071
Platform Whalewatching vessel
Species common dolphin
Number seen
Min 4
Best 4
Max 4
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 3rd of 8 marine mammal sightings of 4 species (including otter) during 4.5 Hr survey with IWDG/Apple. All HP and Cds. No whales observed in reasonable sea conditions.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Bow-riding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Small wavelets. Glassy crests - not breaking.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction SW
Glare (°) 5
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) none
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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