01/04/2015: “Daily” the Common Dolphin and a Grey Seal.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 4, wind direction W
One common dolphin.

Daily was seen at the middle of the survey, thought to be foraging in the harbour but wasn’t spotted again afterwards.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 3, direction SW
One common dolphin.

The common dolphin was spotted throughout the survey and the sea had calmed down at this point. It mostly displayed foraging behaviour, but occasionally stayed at the surface or travelled west past the pier.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 2-3, wind direction SW
One common dolphin

The common dolphin was again seen throughout the survey doing long dives.

2hr survey. Start time: 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 2, wind direction W
One common dolphin and one grey seal

Daily was seen almost continuously through the survey milling at the water’s surface or travelling north east of the harbour wall. A grey seal was also spotted travelling north-west close to the pier heading towards the fish factory at the end of the survey.