SIGHTING RECORD #29676

Observer
Nick Massett - IWDG
Event Date 15/10/2018 08:45
Duration 10 mins
Location Slea Head, Co. Kerry ( 52.1028,-10.4486 )
Reported location 52.07557963552472,-10.461478183594
Platform Headland/spit
Species minke whale
Number seen
Min 1
Best 2
Max 2
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Feeding in an area of gannet activity, occasional surface lunges.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 2+ m
Wind force 2: Light breeze
Wind direction SE
Glare (°) 25
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 38
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics spotting scope
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