SIGHTING RECORD #39740

Observer
Fanny Reychler - Public
Event Date 24/01/2022 09:00
Duration 5 mins
Location Portrush, Co. Antrim ( 55.2000,-6.6800 )
Reported location 55.20921239296708,-6.6513466337585
Platform Land
Species harbour porpoise
Number seen
Min 2
Best 2
Max 3
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 1
Calves 0
Notes There was at least one adult. The second porpoise, I think it was a juvenile or a calf as it seemed a bit smaller and was swimming right next to the adult throughout the observation. For the behaviour, I think I arrived when they were feeding but I saw them leaving the area 2 minutes after.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Travelling
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force n/a
Wind direction n/a
Glare (°)
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 38
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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