SIGHTING RECORD #27100

Observer
Sean O'Callaghan - IWDG
Event Date 23/02/2017 13:30
Duration 40 mins
Location Nimmo's Pier, Galway Docks, Co. Galway
Reported location 53.26669231552048,-9.0464627245331
Platform Land
Species bottlenose dolphin
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Observed by Seán O'Callaghan & Proinsias Ó HIarnáin , within 5m of the Pier on numerous occasions. Observed as the tide began to rise. Circled most of the time while remaining in the same location.
Known animals -
Photos


Behaviour Feeding
Milling
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 5: Fresh breeze
Wind direction NE
Glare (°) 10
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 63
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) None
Effort Watch No
Optics none
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