SIGHTING RECORD #42398

Observer
Fionnbarra O' Luanaigh - Public
Event Date 30/01/2023 15:31
Duration 30 mins
Location Mine Head, Co. Waterford
Reported location 52.06336803028626,-7.4107576642075
Platform Headland/spit
Species fin whale
Number seen
Min 3
Best 4
Max 4
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 4
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Seen 1 this morning and probably 4 at around 15.00.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Travelling
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction W
Glare (°) 20
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m) 45
Precipitation (rain/fog) Haze at distance
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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