SIGHTING RECORD #28017

Observer
Nick Massett - IWDG
Event Date 17/07/2017 19:00
Duration 30 mins
Location Slea Head, Co. Kerry ( 52.1028,-10.4486 )
Reported location 52.07515760646219,-10.499243686523
Platform Headland/spit
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 4
Best 4
Max 5
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 1st of 2 sightings of land based watch
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 1: Light air
Wind direction var
Glare (°) 25
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 38
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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