05/05/14: Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr Survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: fair, sea state 1, wind S-SE

A total of five dolphins were spotted 30 minutes into the survey travelling east from New Quay headland. Some dolphins exhibited fast-circling and leaping behaviours before moving back west and out of the survey area.

2hr Survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 1-2, wind S-SE

Two dolphins were spotted 30 minutes into the survey near the fish factory travelling west past New Quay headland.

2hr Survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 2-3, wind SE-SSE

Two dolphins were spotted an hour into the survey NNE of the harbour wall remaining in the area foraging at depth for around 30 minutes.

2hr Survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Fair - Overcast/dull, sea state 2-3, wind S-SE

No sightings.