05/09/2013 – Bottlenose dolphins

2 hour survey, start time 09:00
Weather conditions: fair-overcast, sea state 1-3, wind direction SW-NW
4 bottlenose dolphins

During the first hour two pairs of bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging, feeding on fish and leaping between the harbour wall and the cardinal buoy. In the last half an hour a single bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the cardinal buoy.

2 hour survey, start time: 11:00
Weather conditions: overcast-sunny, sea state 3-4, wind direction N-NW
4 bottlenose dolphins

During the first half an hour up to four bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging, travelling and leaping near the cardinal buoy. After 45 minutes two pair of bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling NW out of the survey area.

2 hour survey, start time: 13:00
Weather conditions: Dull/overcast, sea state 4, wind direction NW
1 Atlantic grey seal

Half way through the survey period an Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water just at the base of the harbour wall.

2 hour survey, start time: 15:00
Weather conditions: Dull/overcast, sea state 4, wind direction N/NNW

No sightings