SIGHTING RECORD #36434

Observer
Micheál MacDonnachadha - Public
Event Date 24/10/2020 10:00
Duration 1 mins
Location Gorumna Island, Co. Galway
Reported location 53.22630051443467,-9.6942229287246
Platform Island
Species common dolphin
Number seen
Min 2
Best 2
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 1
Calves 0
Notes Between Gorumna and Loughcarrick Island...been there for a few days now. Locals concerned for them. Looks like a mother and calf pair from video's sent to IWDG.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Milling
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 7: Near gale
Wind direction SW
Glare (°)
Visibility 1-5 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m) 4
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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