02/10/2014 Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 0700
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state 1, wind SE-S

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 0900
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1-2, wind E/NE/SE
Six bottlenose dolphins

During the beginning of the survey there were several groups of dolphins seen around the bay, mostly foraging, some more energetic behaviour was seen. all groups then appeared to move off in the second half of the survey, however one individual was seen right at the end near the fish factory, foraging.

2hr survey. Start time 1100
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind S/SE

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 1300
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind SW/S
One Atlantic grey seal

One grey seal was seen towards the end of the survey near the fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 1500
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state 1, wind W/SE/S/SW
11 bottlenose dolphins

A few dolphins were seen during the start of the survey, however things got exciting towards the end of the survey, when at least nine dolphins were seen off the wall. At least two calves were seen, exhibiting behaviours such as leaping and tail slapping.

2hr survey. Start time 1700
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state 1, wind SW
Ten bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

Three groups of dolphins were still around at the beginning of the survey, two groups appeared to be travelling and one group displaying energetic activities. The dolphins remained in the harbour for the next 45 minutes. Towards the middle and end of the survey, two grey seals were spotted around the fish factory.