02/08/12 Bottlenose Dolphins and Atlantic Grey Seal

2hr survey Start time 09:00

Weather conditions: overcast/ rain; sea state 1; wind N NNE SE

3 bottlenose dolphins and one grey seal.

Bottlenose dolphins seen throughout survey foraging at depth and chasing prey at surface with fish seen. One female atlantic grey seal appeared briefly in water.

2hr survey; Start time 11.00

Weather conditions: fair/overcast; sea state 2; wind SE SW

4 bottlenose dolphins.

 

Four bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging at depth and mingling at the surface throughout the survey.

2hr survey; Start time 13.00

Weather conditions: fair/sunny; sea state 2; wind SW W

1 grey seal and 3 bottlenose dolphins.

 

Bottlenose dolphins seen throughout survey foraging at depth and travelling with regular surfacing. Atlantic grey seal seen near Cardinal buoy.

2hr survey; Start time 15.00

Weather conditions: sunny/overcast/rainy; sea state 1-2; wind S W SW

3 bottlenose dolphins.

 

Bottlenose dolphins seen slow milling around at the surface and fast circling at the surface and also foraging at depth.