Recent cetacean sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Adult Juveniles Behaviour Duration Location Observer
03/04/2022 11:40 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Normal swimming 280

Off Port Erin to Peel bay

Jo Kinley, Alison Cowin, Michael George
02/04/2022 18:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 0 Normal swimming 5

Off langness

30/03/2022 16:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 10 0 Normal swimming 10

Peel breakwater

Terry taxi and others
26/03/2022 07:45 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Feeding or foraging 60

Peel bay

MWDW
25/03/2022 16:00 Risso’s Dolphin 3 0 Normal swimming 10

Marine drive

Pawel G.
25/03/2022 13:10 Unidentified Small Cetacean 25 15 Feeding or foraging 30

Laxey bay

Angela Guest
25/03/2022 10:45 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Feeding or foraging 90

Peel bay

Lisa Whear
24/03/2022 14:00 Harbour Porpoise 1 0 Normal swimming 5

Douglas Head lighthouse

Val Galpin
24/03/2022 14:00 Harbour Porpoise 8 0 Fast swim or porpoising 15

Langness

Pawel G
24/03/2022 11:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 0 Normal swimming 10

Glen Maye

Not recorded
24/03/2022 09:00 Risso’s Dolphin 1 0 Normal swimming 15

Marine drive

Pawel G
23/03/2022 18:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Driving fish onto sandbank 30

Ballaugh Beach

Susie and Liz Brunswick
22/03/2022 18:35 Bottlenose Dolphin 1 1 Feeding or foraging 10

Peel castle

Nicola Dixon
18/03/2022 10:35 Risso’s Dolphin 1 0 Normal swimming 10

Marine drive

Mike Kelly
14/03/2022 16:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 0 12 Normal swimming 10

Mid Laxey bay

Shane Stigant