SIGHTING RECORD #32402

Observer
Michael English - Public
Philip Galbraith - Commercial fisherman
Event Date 23/01/2020 11:00
Duration 60 mins
Location Black Head, Co. Antrim ( 54.7611,-5.6875 )
Reported location 54.771624089391004,-5.6893548796274
Platform Multiple: land & boat based
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 2
Best 2
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 2
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Multiple recorders, also seen and videod by M. English off the Beach Road Nature Reserve at 12:55. Species ID confirmed by images below and video clip sent to IWDG.
Known animals -
Photos


Behaviour Milling
Bow-riding
Breaching
Tail-fluking
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Flat as a mirror.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 1: Light air
Wind direction S
Glare (°)
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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