Recent cetacean sightings

Date Time Species Adult Juveniles Behaviour Duration Location Observer
02/01/2023 12:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 40 10 Fast swim or porpoising 120

Marine drive-Scarlett

Mike Kelly, Katrina Davis, Mai, James
01/01/2023 08:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 30 20 Bow riding 5

3 miles NW of Point of Ayre

Paul Turton
28/12/2022 16:40 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Feeding or foraging 5

Port Erin bay

Ditte Smith
22/12/2022 13:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Feeding or foraging 10

Peel bay, Creg Malin end

Jim
19/12/2022 10:00 Common Dolphin 20 5 Boat interaction (not riding bow) 10

Bradda head

Not recorded
16/12/2022 15:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 35 15 Feeding or foraging 15

Off Laxey bay

Danny Kermeen, then Shane Stigant
14/12/2022 16:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Bow riding 5

Half mile off Jurby

Girts Prizevs
12/12/2022 14:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 6 0 Normal swimming 15

The Lhen

Rob Fisher and David Bellamy
12/12/2022 14:00 Harbour Porpoise 2 0 Normal swimming 10

North of Jurby

Rob Fisher and David Bellamy
11/12/2022 10:35 Common Dolphin 15 0 Boat interaction (not riding bow) 10

10 miles off Peel

Richard Wild
29/11/2022 14:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Feeding or foraging 120

Peel bay and Castle

Lisa, Roy, MWDW
28/11/2022 15:10 Bottlenose Dolphin 20 0 Normal swimming 270

Peel-Niarbyl-Peel

Katherine Bergin
27/11/2022 14:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 4 1 Leaping 10

Peel breakwater

Andy Baxendale
22/11/2022 12:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 0 6 Feeding or foraging 60

Outside Laxey bay

Shane Stigant
20/11/2022 14:55 Bottlenose Dolphin 4 0 Fast swim or porpoising 5

North end of Laxey bay

Shane Stigant