04/08/14: Bottlenose dolphins: 19 bottlenose dolphins

04/08/14: Bottlenose dolphins: 19 bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, Sea state 1, Wind W
Eight Bottlenose dolphins.

Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey with three individuals, including a mother a calf, foraging near the harbour wall. Further on in the survey two bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling east and were then joined by another dolphin where they commenced foraging west of the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Fair/ dull, Sea state 1, Wind N
Ten Bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were seen only through the first half of the survey. However at one point there were ten bottlenose dolphins in close proximity of each other. Six of them were performing leaps and tail slaps, while the other four, including a mother and calf, were foraging near the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/ rain, Sea state 2, Wind NW
One Bottlenose dolphin

Only one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging throughout the survey west of the cardinal buoy in the bay.

2hr survey. start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, Sea state 1, Wind E/ NE

No sightings