SIGHTING RECORD #35715

Observer
Colin Barnes - Cork Whale Watch
Event Date 08/08/2020 16:56
Duration 0 mins
Location Toe Head, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.333,-9.275
Platform Multiple: land & boat based
Species humpback whale
Number seen
Min 4
Best 4
Max 4
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes HBIRL90 Barnacle Bill seen on AM trip (no images, pers. obs. C Barnes), HBIRL99 photographed on PM trip by Jo Cardiff. HBx2 on AM trip and 4 on PM trip.
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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