Monday 17 June 2019

Related Video: Rare footage of Beluga whale surfacing on Irish coast

Gordon Watson / gordon@watsonworld.co.uk

Belugas are small whales about 5-6 metres length, and adults distinctively are pure white with a small bulbous head, and displaying when surfacing an arched smooth back without any dorsal fin. To our knowledge, this record is the first ever from Northern Ireland, and in the last one hundred years in fact there have been only 17 records before this one in all of Britain and Ireland.

 

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