SIGHTING RECORD #40840

Observer
Marcus Hogan - IWDG
Brian Corcoran - Public
Event Date 24/06/2022 17:45
Duration 60 mins
Location Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway
Reported location 53.2656725495395,-9.0431756526232
Platform Land
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 3
Best 3
Max 3
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 2
Juveniles 1
Calves 0
Notes The three recent Galway bottlenose seen initially breaching out at Hare Island before coming into the Claddagh basin. The two unknown animals were feeding cooperatively while “Nimmo” was somewhat distant and gently milling. Still there after observer left
Known animals -
Photos




Behaviour Feeding
Milling
Travelling
Breaching
Tail-fluking
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction n/a
Glare (°)
Visibility > 20 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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