SIGHTING RECORD #31219

Observer
John Kane - Public
Event Date 14/07/2019 21:30
Duration 30 mins
Location Inishowen Head, Inishowen Peninsula, Co. Donegal
Reported location 55.204,-6.949
Platform Land
Species dolphin species
Number seen
Min 20
Best 50
Max 80
Group comprised (qty)
Adult 0
Juveniles 0
Calves 0
Notes Reported to IWDG as definite Rissos' dolphins, but colour and group size suggest more likely to be bottlenose dolphins. Further details on validation including however are inconclusive.
Known animals -
Photos
Behaviour Feeding
Travelling
Breaching
Tail-slapping
Direction of Travelling South
Environment
Sea state Ripples like fish scales. No foam crests.
Swell < 1 m
Wind force 0: Calm
Wind direction N
Glare (°) 20
Visibility > 20 km
Cloud cover 0
Water depth (m) 15
Precipitation (rain/fog) Nine
Effort Watch No
Optics binoculars
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