02/04/2018: Bottlenose Dolphin, Harbour Porpoise & Atlantic Grey Seal

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
April 2, 2018
Surveys Conducted:
3

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Overcast-Rain, Sea State 2-3, Wind direction S-SE

A group of 2 adults and 1 juvenile Bottlenose Dolphin were seen traveling east in close proximity to the Fish Factory at 10.00am. 2 Harbour Porpoises were seen on 2 of the 3 watches in zone 2 and 5 traveling west during the 9am watch and then east during the 11am watch. An Atlantic Grey Seal was also seen at 14.00 near the harbour wall. During this time, 2 boats were sighted within 300m of the seal however both complied with the code of conduct.