02/07/2014 – Bottlenose dolphins

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

Five bottlenose dolphins were all seen foraging and chasing fish around the fish factory with the occasional dolphin leaping and tail slapping.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction SW/ S/ SE
Four bottlenose dolphins

Four bottlenose dolphins were seen between the fish factory and the harbour wall. They spent most of their time foraging, with some leaping and tail slapping from a dolphin very close to the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Fair, sea state 1, wind direction S
One bottlenose dolphin

One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the harbour wall in the last hour of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair/overcast, sea state 2, wind direction N
Five bottlenose dolphins

Five bottlenose dolphins, including a mother and calf, were spotted milling around between the fish factory and the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 1, wind direction SW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Four bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling past the harbour wall at the beginning of the survey

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 1, wind direction SW
8 bottlenose dolphins

8 bottlenose dolphins, including a mother and calf were seen between the fish factory and the harbour wall throughout the survey. This also included one that was spotted near the cardinal buoy chasing and catching fish.