SIGHTING RECORD #29291

Observer
James Russell - Public
Event Date 15/05/2018 09:45
Duration 3 mins
Location Caher Island, Nr. Inishturk, Co. Mayo
Reported location 53.720,-10.051
Platform Land
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 2
Max 3
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Species ID confirmed by images sent to IWDG
Known animals -
Photos

Behaviour Travelling
Direction of Travelling North
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction NW
Glare (°)
Visibility 6-10 km
Cloud cover 50
Water depth (m) 40
Precipitation (rain/fog) Rain
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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