SIGHTING RECORD #37778

Observer
Ann Trimble - IWDG
Andrew Malcolm - IWDG
Event Date 14/06/2021 15:20
Duration 10 mins
Location Helvic Head, Co. Waterford ( 52.0520,-7.5380 )
Reported location 52.0504606422842,-7.4914288893342
Platform Headland/spit
Species fin whale
Number seen
Min 4
Best 4
Max 5
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 4
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Observed in area east of Helvic Head
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 W
Glare (°)
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics spotting scope
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