Eoin O’Faodhagain was monitoring a live feed of the loch last week when he saw something break the water’s surface (Picture: Pen News)
New footage supposedly shows the moment a mythological creature emerges from her watery home.
Monster hunter Eoin O’Faodhagain, 59, was watching a live feed via webcam of Loch Ness last Tuesday when he saw something break the surface of the water.
He claims the clip shows the ‘head and neck of Nessie’, as the lake’s fabled monster is affectionately known.
He said: ‘It literally pops up and is gone in the same breath.
‘I think it’s the elusive head and curved neck of Nessi – you could not say it is like anything else that is normally swimming around Loch Ness.’
The footage shows a vague black shape appear above the water for approximately four seconds before disappearing again.
Mr O’Faodhagain added: ‘It is striking that it appeared just at the point of darkness, because the webcam goes into black and white mode shortly afterwards.
‘Most people watching the webcam would have given up at that stage because of the falling light, but it shows you have to persevere.
‘And what an amazing sight, however short, you get for persevering.’
He compared his sighting to the iconic Surgeon’s Photograph, taken in 1934, itself so famous as to typify in the public imagination the shape of the mythological creature.
Mr O’Faodhagain claims the footage shows the head and neck of the mythological creature (Picture: Pen News)
Speaking of images from his own supposed sighting, Mr O’Faodhagain said: ‘It is more curved than the surgeon’s photograph – if anything it’s more alive looking.
‘There is nothing known in the animal kingdom has a curved neck like that we know about – forget about seals and swans, there is no comparison whatsoever.
He routinely watches webcam feeds of Scotland’s Loch Ness from his home in Ireland (Picture: Pen News)
He says he regularly logs onto live webcam feeds of Loch Ness from his home in Ireland.
It’s the second supposed sighting in as many weeks, and the eighth so far this year.
Mr O’Faodhagain’s footage also follows after Loch Ness monster enthusiasts launched the biggest search for the creature in more than 50 years earlier in August.
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Eoin O’Faodhagain was monitoring a live feed of the loch last week when he saw something break the water’s surface.