07/06/15: 22 bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 11:50
Weather conditions: sea state 3, visibility >10km, light swell
Eighteen bottlenose dolphins

As the survey start, a pair of bottlenose dolphins was spotted in the harbour, a mother and calf. Only seven minutes later at the fish factory a group of six bottlenose dolphins were spotted, three adults and three juveniles. There was a lot of tail-slapping and leaping out of the water displayed. As the survey moved further down the coast another group of two dolphins were spotted leaping again. On the return journey back up from Ynys Lochtyn a group of eight dolphins appear with two calves, they were probably foraging for fish as they displayed regular surfacing.

2hr survey. Start time 14:00
Weather conditions: sea state 4, visibility >10km, light swell
Four bottlenose dolphins

Within the first five minutes of the survey a lone dolphin was spotted foraging for food showing regular surfacing. As the survey moved further down the coast another group of three bottlenose dolphins were spotted foraging as well.