04/08/11: 6 Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey: Start time 10:00

Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility 1-10 Km, light swell

One bottlenose dolphin

 

One bottlenose dolphin was seen near to the New Quay harbour wall. It was seen to be travelling in various directions whilst foraging.

2hr survey: Start time 12:00

Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10 Km, light to medium swell

Two bottlenose dolphins

 

One bottlenose dolphin was seen west of New Quay harbour wall, this animal was foraging. The second bottlenose dolphin of the survey was seen just around the headland near to the fish factory, this animal was also foraging.

2hr survey: Start time 14:00

Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10 Km, light to medium swell

Three bottlenose dolphins

 

First bottlenose dolphin was foraging directly east of the harbour out in the bay. The following two bottlenose dolphins were travelling east and were sighted north east of the harbour wall out.

2hr survey: Start time 16:00

Weather conditions: sea state 2-5, visibility >10 Km, light to medium swell

 

No sightings.