Sighting Details

Reporter's name:
Manx Basking Shark Watch Team Jackie Hall
Observer Activity:
On Land
Total number of sightings by Manx Basking Shark Watch Team Jackie Hall:
Date Time Location Behavior
17/05/2021 17:10 1.4km NW of the Sound Cafe. Swimming

Number and size of sharks

total <2m 2-4m 4-6m 6-8m >8m

Distance from animals

1369 metres

Shark Details

My first basking shark sighting of the year! The shark was apparently feeding heading SW for a couple of minutes, then it turned around and headed back the way it had come.

Environment Details

Sea state 3 where the shark was.