06/05/12: Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr survey Start time 9:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind direction E/NE/N

2 Bottlenose dolphins were sighted and stayed around for the last hour and a half of the survey, one was travelling in a westerly direction whilst the other was thought to be foraging at depth.

2hr survey Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: fair, sea state 2, wind direction N

At the start of the survey 1 Bottlenose dolphin was spotted foraging at depth by the Cardinal Buoy half an hour later it was joined by a 2nd Bottlenose dolphin who was also sighted foraging at depth by the Cardinal Buoy. The 2 dolphins stayed for the rest of the 2 hour survey foraging at depth before travelling in an easterly direction.

2hr survey Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny/fair, sea state 1, wind direction N

2 Bottlenose dolphins were sighted at the start of the survey between the Cardinal Buoy and the Fish Factory travelling in a north westerly direction.

2hr survey Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: sun and showers/ fair/ sunny, sea state 1-2, wind direction N/WNW/NW

No sightings