STRANDING RECORD #6540

Observer Joan McDonald, Vincent Geary, Denis O'Regan
Event Date 30/10/2021
Location Oysterhaven , Co. Cork
Reported location 51.693810,-8.442342
Species common dolphin
Notes Seen by local fisherman swimming around buoys in front of Coast Guard station 11am on 30/10 for about one hour. At 14.30 the animal became stranded in the muddy riverbank several times despite efforts by local divers to refloat it. Appeared to be dead last they saw it as it sank and wasn't seen again that day. It was found dead the following day. Tooth count : lower left ; 46, lower right ; 46, upper right ; 45, lower right ; 45.
Known animals -
Photos

Photo by Denis O'Regan

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