SIGHTING RECORD #27453

Observer
Cathal O' Murchada - Public
Event Date 29/03/2017 08:10
Duration 10 mins
Location Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway
Reported location 53.266320138236196,-9.0451001623535
Platform Land
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Reported to IWDG as "dolphin sp." but images confirm this to be the semi resident BND
Known animals -
Photos


Behaviour Milling
Tail-slapping
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction S
Glare (°) 0
Visibility > 20 km
Cloud cover 38
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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