PILOT WHALE STRANDING ON CO DONEGAL BEACH

first_imgCOUNTY council staff are making arrangements to have a dead pilot whale found stranded on a Donegal beach removed.The animal was beached at Fintra earlier this week.The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group says it tries to monitor whale strandings with around one recorded every two days in Ireland every year. Dr Simon Berrow also confirmed that reports had been received of a bottlenose whale on White Strand in Co Clare  and a dolphin in Silverstrand, Co Galway – all found dead.The latest find was a male sperm whale stranded on Omey Island in Co Galway, shed of its skin and with a broken lower jaw.“Chances are it died offshore and got washed in with the wind,” said Berrow.  PILOT WHALE STRANDING ON CO DONEGAL BEACH was last modified: December 30th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:fintra beachpilot whalelast_img read more