Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Adult Juveniles Behaviour Duration Location Observer
22/08/2016 20:50 Risso’s Dolphin 2 0 Leaping 5

South of the Sound

Sue Whittaker & Carol
22/08/2016 18:25 Common Dolphin 30 0 Fast swim or porpoising 65

Peel to Dalby

Carol Woodall, Sue Whittaker, Paul Smith
19/08/2016 19:50 Harbour Porpoise 3 0 Fast swim or porpoising 20

West of the Sound

Sue Whittaker
18/08/2016 15:45 Harbour Porpoise 4 0 Normal swimming 3

West of the Sound

chris Burton shona Boat trips
18/08/2016 13:30 Risso’s Dolphin 4 0 Leaping 95

West of The Sound

Cheryl Gatfield/Chris Burton
15/08/2016 20:30 Harbour Porpoise 6 0 Not recorded 5

Perwick Bay

Dan Wood
15/08/2016 18:00 Harbour Porpoise 3 0 Normal swimming 2

Bradda Head

Chris Burton shona boat trips
15/08/2016 11:15 Harbour Porpoise 4 0 Normal swimming 2

Calf of Man

Chris Burton shona boat trips
15/08/2016 09:45 Risso’s Dolphin 10 2 Feeding or foraging 180

West of The Sound

Terry & Marie O’Connor/Chris Burton
15/08/2016 08:25 Risso’s Dolphin 2 0 Tail slapping 5

Onchan

Mike Kelly
14/08/2016 17:00 Risso’s Dolphin 10 0 Normal swimming 60

Peel Hill

Dave Dentith and Sarah Corlett
14/08/2016 15:00 Harbour Porpoise 4 0 Normal swimming 5

Cow Harbour

Chris Burton shona boat trips
14/08/2016 09:00 Risso’s Dolphin 4 0 Feeding or foraging 5

Derbyhaven

Darren Watterson
10/08/2016 10:30 Unidentified Small Cetacean 2 0 Fast swim or porpoising 5

Caigher point, Calf of Man

Calf Wardens
05/08/2016 14:30 Risso’s Dolphin 3 0 Fast swim or porpoising 15

The Chasms

MWDW

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