03/09/2015: Seven Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00.
Weather conditions: Overcast/fair/sunny/rain, sea state 4-6, wind direction N.
One bottlenose dolphin

Nothing was seen on this survey until into the final 15 minutes of this survey when one bottlenose dolphin was spotted foraging near the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/rain/fair/sunny, sea state 5-3, wind direction NW/N.
Three bottlenose dolphins

At the start of this survey there was a single bottlenose dolphin was spotted travelling east near the harbour wall. Then nothing was seen until the last half hour of this survey when a mother and calf were seen foraging near the harbour wall and remained for the rest of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 5, wind direction NW/N
One bottlenose dolphin

After an hour and 15 minutes into this survey one dolphin was seen foraging near the cardinal buoy and remained there for half an hour before leaving the survey area. Nothing was seen for the remainder of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 5, wind direction NW
Three bottlenose dolphins

After 15 minutes a group of three adult bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling east towards the cardinal buoy and then foraged around the cardinal buoy for 15 minutes before disappearing. Nothing was then seen for the remainder of the survey.