SIGHTING RECORD #36844

Observer
William Helps - IWDG
Dan Lettice - IWDG
Event Date 10/01/2021 13:40
Duration 45 mins
Location Rosscarbery Bay, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.53170167025779,-8.9995053368446
Platform Headland/spit
Species fin whale
Number seen
Min 2
Best 2
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 2
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Multiple reports of what were likely to be the same animals. D. Lettice reports..."One animal initially a few hundred metres south of Adam Island, very close in. Two animals then due south of Cloghna head by 4 to 5 km"
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Travelling
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction W
Glare (°)
Visibility n/a
Cloud cover 50
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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