SIGHTING RECORD #29293

Observer
Colin Barnes - Cork Whale Watch
Pádraig Whooley - IWDG
Event Date 16/05/2018 15:45
Duration 120 mins
Location Galley Head, Co. Cork ( 51.5389,-8.9472 )
Reported location 51.410,-8.891
Platform Whalewatching vessel
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 20
Best 25
Max 30
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Difficult to count as focus was on humpback in the area but at least 2 dozen minkes in the area
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Small wavelets. Glassy crests - not breaking.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction N
Glare (°) 20
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) None
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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