Nick Massett - IWDG
Britta Wilkens - Blasket Island Marine Tours & IWDG
Event Date 07/03/2018 10:15
Duration 5 mins
Location Slea Head, Co. Kerry ( 52.1028,-10.4486 )
Reported location 52.096122350040346,-10.455298374023
Platform Headland/spit
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 1
Max 1
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 1
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 2nd of 2 species observed during land based watch. Surfaced a number of times close in to Slea Head in area of feeding seabird activity.
Known animals -
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling N/A
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction SW
Glare (°) 25
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 63
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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