STRANDING RECORD #6759

Observer Peter Molloy, Catherine Cunningham, James Hegarty (NPWS), Siobhan McNamara (IWDG Volunteer)
Event Date 21/05/2022
Location Fintragh Bay, Killybegs , Co. Donegal
Reported location 54.630438,-8.480767
Species Risso's dolphin
Notes Live stranded and refloated itself. Was swimming weakly and listing onto side. Re-stranded and was refloated. Was seen at other end of cove stranded in shallow water. That evening, it was seen again back in the water swimming more strongly. Was not seen the following day. Appeared to be a young animal.
Known animals -
Photos

Photo by Siobhan McNamara (IWDG Volunteer)

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