SIGHTING RECORD #37254

Observer
Nicholas Mitchell - West Cork Birdwatch Ireland
Lydia Gay - Public
Denis O'Regan - IWDG
Event Date 20/04/2021 18:03
Duration 20 mins
Location Simon's Cove, Clonakilty Bay, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.57203221088278,-8.8145589331055
Platform Land
Species basking shark
Number seen
Min 3
Best 3
Max 3
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 3
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Multiple reports: Still present at 18:25
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 0: Calm
Wind direction var
Glare (°)
Visibility 1-5 km
Cloud cover 75
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) slight fog/mist
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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