SIGHTING RECORD #30663

Observer
Nick Massett - IWDG
Event Date 07/03/2019 16:00
Duration 0 mins
Location Slea Head, Co. Kerry ( 52.1028,-10.4486 )
Reported location 52.06059516057095,-10.452680538024879
Platform Headland/spit
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 1st sighting of 100 minute land based effort watch. 1st minke whale of 2019, from anywhere in Ireland.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction NW
Glare (°) 30
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover 38
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) none
Effort Watch Location: Slea Head

Time started: 2019-03-07 15:20:00

Time ended: 2019-03-07 17:00:00
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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