02/04/12 Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull, sea state 1, wind NW
Six bottlenose dolphins

Dolphins were recorded throughout most of the survey. They were mostly milling around slowly a the surface but occasionally diving for long periods of time searching for food. Most sightings occurred from New Quay head to the buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull, sea state 1, wind NW
Five bottlenose dolphins

Dolphins were present throughout the whole survey. They were very energetic, frequently leaping out of and tail slapping the water. They spent a large amount of time on the surface. The majority of groups stayed close to the fish factory, but some were seen to be further east closer to the buoy.
2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair to overcast/dull, sea state 1, wind NW

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull, sea state 1, wind NW

No sightings