Recent cetacean sightings

Date Time Species Adult Juveniles Behaviour Duration Location Observer
08/09/2022 16:25 Harbour Porpoise 1 0 Fast swim or porpoising 1

South of the Sound

Sue_Whittaker & Carol Woodall
02/09/2022 17:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 20 0 Normal swimming 65

Douglas Bay

France Heckel and others
02/09/2022 15:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 5 2 Normal swimming 5

Dhoon beach

Owen Atkinson
28/08/2022 15:30 Common Dolphin 6 0 Logging on surface 15

Off Langness

Mike Dunn
28/08/2022 14:30 Risso’s Dolphin 5 0 Leaping 240

Marine drive

Various
28/08/2022 10:50 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Leaping 35

Ramsey Bay

Andrea & Robert
28/08/2022 06:50 Common Dolphin 40 30 Bow riding 120

4 miles west Chicken Rock

Darren Watterson
27/08/2022 19:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Feeding or foraging 120

Peel

Lots of Peel folk
27/08/2022 13:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 100 50 Bow riding 10

10 miles off Peel

Luke Turkington and Rosa Hutchinson
27/08/2022 11:50 Swordfish 1 0 Normal swimming 20

4.7 miles off Niarbyl

MWDW
26/08/2022 19:00 Risso’s Dolphin 3 0 Normal swimming 30

The Calf sound

Kyla
26/08/2022 13:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Feeding or foraging 20

Castletown bay

26/08/2022 08:30 Other 2 0 Boat interaction (not riding bow) 30

Atlantic bluefin tuna-15 miles west of Peel (just outside Manx waters)

Alasdair Taylor
25/08/2022 14:20 Risso’s Dolphin 10 0 Leaping 10

Langness

Emma Watterson
25/08/2022 12:10 Bottlenose Dolphin 15 0 Bow riding 10

1/2 a mile off Peel

Kyle Bolton