SIGHTING RECORD #30221

Observer
Clare Scott - IWDG
Event Date 09/12/2018 16:00
Duration 3 mins
Location Dunabrattin Head, Co. Waterford
Reported location 52.0698,-7.302
Platform Headland/spit
Species large whale species
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Reported to IWDG as a "probable" fin whale, and most likely to be this species.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Travelling
Direction of Travelling East
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction W
Glare (°)
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 63
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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