SIGHTING RECORD #29672

Observer
Ann Trimble - IWDG
Andrew Malcolm - IWDG
Event Date 15/10/2018 11:00
Duration 5 mins
Location Helvic Head, Co. Waterford ( 52.0520,-7.5380 )
Reported location 51.907296723393145,-7.44298453125
Platform Headland/spit
Species common dolphin
Number seen
Min 20
Best 25
Max 30
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes 2nd species of watch. Closer in than the fin whales.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Travelling
Breaching
Direction of Travelling Variable
Environment
Sea state Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Some whitecaps.
Swell 1-2 m
Wind force 3: Gentle breeze
Wind direction NE
Glare (°) 20
Visibility 16-20 km
Cloud cover 25
Water depth (m)
Precipitation (rain/fog)
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars and spotting scope
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