SIGHTING RECORD #32397

Observer
Tess Peters - Public
Event Date 22/01/2020 15:00
Duration 15 mins
Location Kinvara Bay, Co. Galway ( 53.1650,8.9670 )
Reported location 53.17134774717734,-9.014201114502
Platform Land
Species dolphin species, possibly harbour porpoise
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Observed off Traught beach. Reported to IWDG as "probable" bottlenose dolphin. Video sent to IWDG isn't conclusive.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Milling
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Flat as a mirror.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force n/a
Wind direction n/a
Glare (°)
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 75
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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