SIGHTING RECORD #37262

Observer
Ned Dillon - Public
Event Date 20/04/2021 18:00
Duration 15 mins
Location Arklow, Co. Wicklow ( 52.7833,-6.1667 )
Reported location 52.77387864754912,-6.1292600134277
Platform Aircraft/helicopter
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 10
Best 11
Max 12
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 8
Juveniles 0
Calves 2
Notes Video and images sent to IWDG show group travelling fast off Arklow Head area. Great record for Co. Wicklow
Known animals -
Photos



Behaviour Travelling
Bow-riding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Small wavelets. Glassy crests - not breaking.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction NE
Glare (°) 10
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 50
Water depth (m) 10
Precipitation (rain/fog) Clear
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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