SIGHTING RECORD #28173

Observer
Richard Weyl - NIEA
Event Date 20/08/2017 00:00
Duration 30 mins
Location Bangor, Co. Down
Reported location 54.708144770995055,-5.6720021362305
Platform Land
Species harbour porpoise
Number seen
Min 9
Best 10
Max 11
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Observed off Wilson's Point area. Location of group of 6 indicated. Two groups of 2 further east and one individual 500m from shore.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 1: Light air
Wind direction SW
Glare (°) 0
Visibility > 20 km
Cloud cover 13
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) None
Effort Watch No
Optics spotting scope
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