02/06/2016: bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 07:00

Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind direction NE
Five bottlenose dolphins

Half way through the survey period, a group of three bottlenose dolphins were spotted travelling with irregular surfacing, thought to be foraging whilst on the move, in a westerly direction toward the headland. Throughout the second half, a further pair of bottlenose dolphins, one a calf, was observed foraging within the harbour, with some of the previous dolphins also foraging close by.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind direction N
Eleven bottlenose dolphins

Throughout the survey period, several groups of bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging across the survey area. A mother and calf were observed within the harbour for the first half of the period, with other individuals seen further out and near the cardinal marker.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 3, wind direction N

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-3, wind direction NW

No sightings.

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

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-3, wind direction W

No sightings.