SIGHTING RECORD #34861

Observer
Pádraig Whooley - IWDG
Event Date 31/03/2020 18:05
Duration 1 mins
Location Galley Head, Co. Cork ( 51.5389,-8.9472 )
Reported location 51.4415045794262,-9.018442263439896
Platform Headland/spit
Species whale species
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Blow only sighting, of a single distant blow towards horizon. Given distance and type of blow its very unlikely to have been a minke whale, and more likely to be a season 1st humpback
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Small waves getting longer. Many whitecaps.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction NE
Glare (°) 5
Visibility > 20 km
Cloud cover 50
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) None
Effort Watch Location: Galley Head

Time started: 2020-03-31 17:50:00

Time ended: 2020-03-31 19:00:00
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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