02/11/2015: 34 Bottlenose Dolphins and 1 Atlantic Grey Seal

5hr survey. Start time 11:25.
Weather conditions: Sea state 1-2, >10km to 1-10km, light swell.
34 Bottlenose Dolphins and 1 Atlantic Grey Seal.

The first sighting of this survey was around 5 minutes after it started. There was a group of 6 dolphins, including one juvenile, seen travelling and foraging. The next encounter was around an hour and a half later, at 5 to 1, when a group of 3 dolphins, again with a juvenile, were seen leaping and bow riding. At 20 past 1 a group of 5 dolphins were seen leaping and spy hopping. The next encounter was at around 10 past 2, when a pair of dolphins were seen travelling west. There was one more encounter with dolphins in this survey, a group of 10 adults, 3 juveniles, 4 calves and 1 new-born, giving a total of 18 in the group. This large group was seen travelling west. There was one more sighting in this survey, of a lone Grey seal in the water.