Niamh FitzGerald-Hudson - Public
Event Date 04/12/2023 09:10
Duration 5 mins
Location River Suir, Co. Waterford ( 0.0000,0.0000 )
Reported location 52.25149900564689,-7.0865575518349
Platform Land
Species dolphin species, possibly harbour porpoise
Number seen
Min 8
Best 8
Max 8
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 6
Juveniles 0
Calves 2
Notes Reported to IWDG as probable Hbr. porpoises and could well be but awaiting images before making a final call on their species, as difficult to eliminate their common dolphins which have also been observed in this area. Ed...what were likely to have been some of the same animals in same area were observed at 16:45 with a pair of dolphins/porpoises.
Known animals -
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction N
Glare (°)
Visibility 6-10 km
Cloud cover 38
Water depth (m) 3
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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