SIGHTING RECORD #27122

Observer
Ger O' Donohoe - Public
Event Date 23/02/2017 16:20
Duration 10 mins
Location Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, Co. Galway
Reported location 53.0682715858076,-9.5227962234878
Platform Land
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Observed by the pier. Sighting eliminates the possibility that this is the same animal off Nimmo's pier, Galway Docks which was there on the same afternoon
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Breaching
Sky-hopping
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Sea mounting. Breaking waves. Foam blowing in streaks.
Swell 2+ m
Wind force 7: Near gale
Wind direction NW
Glare (°) 0
Visibility 1-5 km
Cloud cover 63
Water depth (m) 15
Precipitation (rain/fog) None
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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