SIGHTING RECORD #28966

Observer
Colm MacSweeney - Public
Event Date 05/02/2018 14:00
Duration 20 mins
Location Knockadoon Head, Co. Cork ( 51.8830,-7.8660 )
Reported location 51.82212221131837,-7.888016651001
Platform Headland/spit
Species fin whale
Number seen
Min 3
Best 3
Max 3
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 3
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes No flukes observed and long roll of back followed by a dorsal fin, does seem good for fin whales.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Milling
Travelling
Direction of Travelling East
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction var
Glare (°) 40
Visibility 6-10 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) None
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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