SIGHTING RECORD #35716

Observer
Dan Lettice - IWDG
Colin Barnes - Cork Whale Watch
Event Date 08/08/2020 00:00
Duration 0 mins
Location Toe Head, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.364735849272044,-9.232427978515636
Platform Multiple: land & boat based
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 15
Best 17
Max 20
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 3rd whale species of afternoon sailing. Dan Lettice had c10 minkes from Cloghna Head area @ 09:00, so not possible to determine whether these were different or duplicates.
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 2: Light breeze
Wind direction S
Glare (°)
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) None
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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