SIGHTING RECORD #37256

Observer
Mary Looby - Public
Karen Meikle - Public
Event Date 20/04/2021 19:58
Duration 30 mins
Location Ballycroneen Bay, Nr. Power Head, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.79860341988627,-8.130891219946285
Platform Land
Species basking shark
Number seen
Min 5
Best 6
Max 8
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Multiple reports. Awaiting further details on location...described as Ballyshane,which is inland. Biggest estimate off Ballybrannigan beach area my M. Looby.
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 SW
Glare (°)
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 75
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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