SIGHTING RECORD #28030

Observer
Sean Pierce - Birder & Seakayaker
Event Date 20/07/2017 18:15
Duration 45 mins
Location Toe Head, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.470561077721776,-9.208006809082
Platform Headland/spit
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 2
Best 2
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 2
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 1st of 2 species observed between Toe had and Stags. Both animals feeding in the general area. Brief views only over the 45 minute period.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Small waves getting longer. Many whitecaps.
Swell n/a
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction SW
Glare (°)
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 75
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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