SIGHTING RECORD #46015

Observer
David Gilmore - Public
Event Date 13/04/2024 15:30
Duration 120 mins
Location Dooagh, Achill Island, Co. Mayo ( 0.0000,0.0000 )
Reported location 53.96299345674038,-10.152282808032
Platform Island
Species basking shark
Number seen
Min 2
Best 3
Max 4
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Observed from Dooagh with Alastair White. Thanks to Ina for the tip off. Unlikely to be the same animals seen earlier off Purteen area
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 6: Strong breeze
Wind direction SE
Glare (°)
Visibility 6-10 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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