SIGHTING RECORD #47370

Observer
Lorenzo De Bonis - Public
Event Date 11/07/2024 19:10
Duration 20 mins
Location Kedge Island, Co. Cork ( 0.0000,0.0000 )
Reported location 51.46652250018855,-9.3421874809321
Platform Land
Species Risso's dolphin
Number seen
Min 5
Best 7
Max 10
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 7
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Reported as a "pod of Risso's dolphins foraging, 5 to 10 minutes dives in the same general area". Ed...on validation, further details received regarding pale colour and big dorsal fins. which are consistent with these being Risso's.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Milling
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Flat as a mirror.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction N
Glare (°)
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 13
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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