SIGHTING RECORD #32406

Observer
Jonathan Biddle - Public
Event Date 22/01/2020 16:26
Duration 12 mins
Location Ballybunion, Co. Kerry ( 52.5000,-9.6833 )
Reported location 52.516720607463014,-9.6829938391113
Platform Land
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Beak and dorsal clearly seen confirming species ID. 1 ( possibly 2 animals) observed close to shore , under the cliffs, for several minutes.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Travelling
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 0: Calm
Wind direction n/a
Glare (°)
Visibility 1-5 km
Cloud cover 88
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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