SIGHTING RECORD #29273

Observer
Colin Barnes - Cork Whale Watch
Event Date 07/05/2018 11:00
Duration 120 mins
Location Stags Rocks, Near Toe Head, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.416,-9.156
Platform Whalewatching vessel
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 20
Best 20
Max 20
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 1st of 3 species observed during day. No dolphins or humpbacks. More animals in AM trip.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Milling
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction n/a
Glare (°)
Visibility 1-5 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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