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Grey Seal

Halichoerus Grypus


Large mammal often seen "bottling", with head over the water. Coat colour is blue-grey and show some irregular unique pattern of blotches and spots. Length between 2.5m and 3m.


Often seen in Howth harbour where they await to be fed when the fishermen return, but more common on the west coast of Ireland.


North Bull Island, Dublin. Feeding and sunbathing at low tide.

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Dublin 5, Ireland

Spotted on Jul 2, 2011
Submitted on Jul 6, 2011

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