07/07/12: 6 bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey: 9:00
Weather conditions; fair/ sunny/ overcast; sea state 3-4; wind direction; N – NE
One bottlenose dolphin

One bottlenose dolphin seen towards the end of the survey close to the cardinal buoy. It was taking long dives and thought to be foraging.

2hr survey: 11:00
Weather conditions; fair/ sunny/ overcast; sea state 3-4; wind direction; NE
Four bottlenose dolphins

One bottlenose dolphin was spotted near to New Quay harbour wall, it was diving at depth and thought to be foraging. Two bottlenose dolphins were then seen towards the fish factory, these animals were thought to be foraging as they were taking deep dives. A single bottlenose dolphin was sighted travelling rapidly east. One bottlenose dolphins was then seen by the cardinal buoy taking deep dives and thought to be foraging at depth.

2hr survey: 13:00
Weather conditions; fair/ sunny; sea state 3-4; wind direction; NE
One bottlenose dolphin

One bottlenose dolphin was spotted close to the cardinal buoy diving at depth and thought to be foraging.

2hr survey: 15:00  
Weather conditions; sunny/ overcast; sea state 3; wind direction; N – NE

No sightings.