SIGHTING RECORD #32395

Observer
Colin Barnes - Cork Whale Watch
Event Date 21/01/2020 11:45
Duration 30 mins
Location Stags Rocks, Near Toe Head, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.466748065495025,-9.219165588378928
Platform Whalewatching vessel
Species harbour porpoise
Number seen
Min 7
Best 8
Max 9
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes In several small groups, but biggest group of 4-5 were off the Stags. 2nd of 2 species observed during 4 hr whale watch trip.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Milling
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction N
Glare (°) 0
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) None
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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