SIGHTING RECORD #29183

Observer
Colin Barnes - Cork Whale Watch
Event Date 19/04/2018 16:00
Duration 60 mins
Location Rosscarbery Bay, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.434190141429426,-9.108786533203101
Platform Whalewatching vessel
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 8
Best 9
Max 10
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 1st of 3 species confirmed in area south of High Island. Likely to have been a lot more minkes that were lost in a big swell.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Small wavelets. Glassy crests - not breaking.
Swell 2+ m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction S
Glare (°) 10
Visibility 6-10 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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