SIGHTING RECORD #40577

Observer
Dave O' Connor - Wolfhound Adventure Tours
Event Date 23/05/2022 11:30
Duration 25 mins
Location Howth Head, Co. Dublin ( 53.3730,-6.0510 )
Reported location 53.38316786528139,-6.0310854599609
Platform Headland/spit
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Images from encounter attached and suggest a large adult.
Known animals -
Photos





Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 1: Light air
Wind direction var
Glare (°)
Visibility > 20 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) none
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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