05/07/2014- Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 07:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull, sea state 2-3, wind direction N-NW
Three bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were seen during the first 1 hour of the survey.  The three dolphins were spotted around the Cardinal buoy foraging and chasing prey and later at the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: fair/ sunny, sea state 2, wind direction NW
Two bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey foraging at the Cardinal buoy. At the end of the survey the dolphins traveled towards the fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Fair/ sunny, sea state 2, wind direction NW
Seven bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey.  All seven were foraging near the harbour wall, including two mother dolphins and their calves.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair/ sunny, sea state 2, wind direction NW
One bottlenose dolphins

A bottlenose dolphin was seen in the last one hour of the survey. It was foraging and traveling between the harbour wall and the Cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind direction NW
Eight bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the whole survey, with one remaining near the Cardinal buoy the entire time. The other seven were travelling between the fish factory and the harbour wall, occasionally foraging and milling around.

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind direction NW- WNW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Four bottlenose dolphins were seen in the first hour foraging, leaping and tail slapping between the fish factory and the Cardinal buoy. One of the four remained foraging at the Cardinal buoy for the whole survey.