01/07/2014 – Bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey. Start time 07:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction SE
Seven bottlenose dolphins

Seven bottlenose dolphins were seen all together in various groups. They were foraging around the fish factory and the cardinal buoy with good displays of leaping and tail slapping between the two.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction SW to NW
Seven bottlenose dolphins

Seven bottlenose dolphins were seen, including a calf. They spent most of their time foraging around the fish factory with some leaping and tail slapping towards the end of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Sunny/overcast, sea state 1-3, wind direction N
Six bottlenose dolphins

The first bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the cardinal buoy. Half way through the survey, three dolphins were spotted travelling around the harbour. These three dolphins then joined with two other adults near the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair/overcast, sea state 2, wind direction N
One Atlantic grey seal

The Atlantic grey seal was spotted travelling west near the harbour wall during the first half of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny/overcast, sea state 3-4, wind direction N to NW

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 3, wind direction NW

No sightings