2 hr survey. Start time: 10.45
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell
Three bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals
One bottlenose dolphin was spotted at the beginning of the survey in the harbour milling at the surface. The next two sightings were in the second half of the survey of two grey seals, both in the water. Towards the end of the survey, 2 dolphins were spotted milling at the surface 50m from the boat.
2 hr survey. Start time 14.45
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, light swell
Eight bottlenose dolphins
A total of eight dolphins were seen in this survey in 4 groups. The first group of four were spotted right at the start of the survey foraging in the harbour, they were spotted trying to bow ride a yacht. The next two sightings were in the first half an hour of the survey, one of one dolphin and the other of two dolphins. Both groups were foraging at the surface. The final group of one dolphin was spotted towards the end of the survey foraging.