SIGHTING RECORD #27095

Observer
Colin Barnes - Cork Whale Watch
Apple Volunteer Team - Apple Cork
Pádraig Whooley - IWDG
Event Date 18/02/2017 13:40
Duration 15 mins
Location Reen Pier to Cape Clear, Co. Cork
Reported location 51.483,-9.05
Platform Whalewatching vessel
Species common dolphin
Number seen
Min 30
Best 35
Max 40
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 2nd large dolphin encounter during 4.5 Hr survey with IWDG
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Bow-riding
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Small wavelets. Glassy crests - not breaking.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 4: Moderate breeze
Wind direction S
Glare (°) 15
Visibility 11-15 km
Cloud cover
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog) none
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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