SIGHTING RECORD #27901

Observer
Paul Cleary - Public
Event Date 19/06/2017 15:55
Duration 15 mins
Location Dursey Island, Co. Cork ( 51.4833,-10.2000 )
Reported location 51.58590015096447,-10.245871494141
Platform Island
Species Risso's dolphin
Number seen
Min 4
Best 5
Max 6
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 3
Juveniles 2
Calves 0
Notes Awaiting further details 22/06/17, but details seem consistent with Risso's dolphin.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Milling
Travelling
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 W
Glare (°)
Visibility > 20 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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