Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Adult Juveniles Behaviour Duration Location Observer
20/06/2017 20:30 Risso’s Dolphin 6 0 Normal swimming 10

1 mile off the Chasms

Neil Morris
19/06/2017 13:42 Risso’s Dolphin 20 6 Normal swimming 20

Bradda Head

Helen Cooper
19/06/2017 12:20 Risso’s Dolphin 19 1 Fast swim or porpoising 15

N of Port Erin

MWDW (aboard Grey Fox)
18/06/2017 20:00 Risso’s Dolphin 25 0 Feeding or foraging 55

Port St Mary

Chris Bradshaw, Nigel Taylor
18/06/2017 15:30 Risso’s Dolphin 5 0 Feeding or foraging 40

Port St Mary

Steve Quilliam
18/06/2017 15:00 Harbour Porpoise 3 0 Normal swimming 2

Fleshwick

Kirrie Jenkins
18/06/2017 11:00 Harbour Porpoise 2 0 Normal swimming 2

Sugarloaf

Kirrie Jenkins
18/06/2017 10:45 Risso’s Dolphin 12 0 Leaping 15

1mile west of Bradda Head

Chris Tovell, Shirley Moore, MBSW
18/06/2017 10:00 Risso’s Dolphin 2 1 Normal swimming 5

Bradda Head

Richard Hill
04/06/2017 07:40 Bottlenose Dolphin 20 0 Fast swim or porpoising 10

Ramsey Bay

Danny Kermeen
02/06/2017 15:00 Minke Whale 1 0 Normal swimming 5

5 miles off Peel

Anon
31/05/2017 09:30 Risso’s Dolphin 5 0 Leaping 5

Off Peel

Nicky Horne
25/05/2017 20:15 Harbour Porpoise 2 0 Normal swimming 5

Port Erin Bay.

Liz Charter and Tim Earl (and visitors who spotted them)
25/05/2017 15:00 Minke Whale 1 0 Leaping 5

3.5 miles off Bradda Head

Nicky Horne
24/05/2017 12:58 Harbour Porpoise 1 0 Feeding or foraging 15

South of the Sound

Sue & Bill Whittaker
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