02/11/2012: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey; start time 09:00
Weather conditions: rainy to fair, sea state 2-3, wind direction SW/WSW
Six bottlenose dolphins

Three bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling towards the fish factory and left the survey area. Two bottlenose dolphins including a calf were then seen foraging in front of the harbour wall and another adult then joined to forage also.

2hr survey; start time 11:00
Weather conditions: fair to sunny, sea state 3, wind direction W
One Atlantic grey seal

One male Atlantic grey seal was seen in the bay area behind the harbour wall.

2hr survey; start time 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny to overcast, sea state 3, wind direction W
Three Atlantic grey seals

A female Atlantic grey seal was seen close to the fish factory and then made its way down past the harbour wall. A male Atlantic grey seal was also seen behind the harbour wall with the female and another female seal was seen south of the cardinal buoy.

Due to failing light, no 15.00 survey took place.