SIGHTING RECORD #32490

Observer
Niall T. Keogh - IWDG, BWI, GMIT
Event Date 01/02/2020 11:00
Duration 10 mins
Location Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway
Reported location 53.26600430287206,-9.0451387767517
Platform Land
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 1st validated sighting of of 2020 of what is likely to be the semi resident bottlenose dolphin called "Nimmo".
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Milling
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction W
Glare (°) 10
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 75
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) none
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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