SIGHTING RECORD #28335

Observer
Noel Linehan - IWDG
Event Date 30/09/2017 17:00
Duration 30 mins
Location Mizen Head, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.443713568665906,-9.8116111257934
Platform Headland/spit
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 1st of 2 sighting from the Mizen head signal station
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 2+ m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction E
Glare (°) 40
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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