SIGHTING RECORD #30179

Observer
Andy Carden - IWDG
Event Date 04/12/2018 10:10
Duration 30 mins
Location Bloody Bridge, Newcastle, Co. Down ( 54.1500,-5.8670 )
Reported location 54.173968828572185,-5.8307408789062
Platform Land
Species harbour porpoise
Number seen
Min 4
Best 5
Max 6
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 3
Juveniles 1
Calves 0
Notes Observed during 100 minute land based effort watch. Sightings in 4places at different times from 1010 to 1040. The sightings were far enough from each other to feel sure that they were not the same animals.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 1: Light air
Wind direction SW
Glare (°) 2
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 75
Water depth (m) 10
Precipitation (rain/fog) dry
Effort Watch Location: Bloody Bridge, Newcastle

Time started: 2018-12-04 10:10:00

Time ended: 2018-12-04 11:40:00
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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