01/05/14: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr Survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/Dull, sea state 1, wind N-NNW
Five Bottlenose Dolphins

Dolphins were seen at the start of the survey. A group of four Bottlenose Dolphins were seen travelling far away in the survey area towards the headland. One Bottlenose Dolphin was seen staying and foraging around the fish factory.

2hr Survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/rain, sea state 1/2, wind NNW-NW
Two Bottlenose Dolphins

Bottlenose Dolphins were seen throughout the survey. A mother and calf were seen travelling around in front of the harbour and later in the survey they were seen foraging at the surface and chasing prey. The Dolphins then travelled further out into the survey area and were seen leaping and travelling east.

2hr Survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind NNW-NW
Two Bottlenose Dolphins

Bottlenose Dolphins were seen at the start of the survey. A mother and calf were seen travelling west towards the fish factory and later were seen foraging thought to be at depth in the area around the fish factory.

2hr Survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 2, wind NW-N

No sightings.