The Irish Whale And Dolphin Group (IWDG) is internet hosting free shore-based guided whale-watching occasions across the Irish coast on Saturday 21 Might to mark Nationwide Biodiversity Week. IWDG personnel will lead occasions in 5 counties, assisted by native members and skilled observers who will share their abilities and expertise on the day. It provides a implausible alternative to study extra in regards to the marine wildlife visiting our shores, and to select up some suggestions that may enable you to spot these iconic marine mammals for your self.
All of the watches will happen between 10am and 12 midday, and are open to everybody. There isn’t any have to ebook: merely flip up on the day and benefit from the expertise. You probably have binoculars, or higher nonetheless, a recognizing scope, carry them with you, as the higher your optics, the higher your probabilities of seeing whales and dolphins on the day.
As with every outside occasion, the organisers ask that you simply costume appropriately for situations on the day, and please do not forget that profitable shore-based whale watching is very climate dependent. Native IWDG watch-leaders reserve the correct to cancel occasions with out discover within the occasion of excessive winds or rain, each of which render shore-based whale watching unfeasible.
IWDG Biodiversity Week Whale Watching Occasions
- Loop Head, Co. Clare, assembly at Lighthouse, chief Mags Daly, Ph. 083 8401102, electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dun na mBó, Mullett Peninsula, Co. Mayo, chief Sean Pierce, Ph. 086 8368736, electronic mail: email@example.com
- Rathlin Island, Co. Antrim, assembly at West Lighthouse, chief Pádraig Whooley, Ph. 086 3850568, electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Howth Head, Co. Dublin, assembly @ Balscadden Automobile Pk, little store (Howth Hub), chief Dave O’ Connor, Ph. 087 6665049, electronic mail: email@example.com
- Cloghna Head, West Cork, assembly @ Galley head view automotive park, chief Denis O’ Regan, Ph. 083 3369775, electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
See the full announcement on the IWDG web site right here, and Should you’d wish to brush up in your shore-based whale-watching abilities forward of the occasion, take a look at our useful whale watching information right here.