Washed ashore at Tramore Back Strand, an Orca or Killer Whale.
A party of five Killer Whales was seen in calm seas off Clonea Strand at the weekend.
Ack. to Paul Walsh
Image ack. to courses.washington.edu.
A rare Sperm Whale expired at the Cunnigar Spit in Dungarvan on the 19th. August.
Image ack.to Lorna Siggins/Irish Times
A Fin Whale recently seen off Hook Head. For further details, listen to ‘Seascapes’ on RTE Radio 1 at 7pm Friday 03rd December.
A new whale species for Waterford. A Pygmy Sperm Whale washed ashore at Dungarvan on the 10th December is a first record for the county and the eight record for Ireland.
2Washed ashore at Tramore Back Strand on the 1st. September, the largest member of the Dolphin family, a Long-finned Pilot Whale.