SIGHTING RECORD #28972

Observer
Mary Kiely - Public
Jim Doyle - Public
Jackie Ryan - Public
Event Date 07/02/2018 11:30
Duration 25 mins
Location Carrick on Suir, Co. Waterford
Reported location 52.3475,-7.433
Platform Land
Species dolphin species, possibly harbour porpoise
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Species ID is uncertain, as top image suggests an hourglass on flank, but dorsal fin is that of a Hbr. porpoise. This animal is 25 km from open sea and in land locked Co. Tipperary. Very unusual sighting record.
Known animals -
Photos

Behaviour Milling
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force n/a
Wind direction n/a
Glare (°)
Visibility n/a
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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