SIGHTING RECORD #36433

Observer
Sinead Phelan - Public
Caoimhe O' Brien Moran - Public
John Crowley - Public
Event Date 23/10/2020 10:59
Duration 0 mins
Location Newtown Cove, Nr. Tramore, Co. Waterford
Reported location 52.127037251648005,-7.154250095214882
Platform Headland/spit
Species fin whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 2
Max 3
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Multiple reports of large whales reported to IWDG over course of the day from Newtown Head. This image by John Crowley of "blow" is consistent with these being fin whales.
Known animals -
Photos

Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Moderate, longer waves. Many whitecaps. Some spray.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction n/a
Glare (°)
Visibility > 20 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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