08//04/12 Bottlenose dolphins

 

2 hr survey Start time 9.00

Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, Sea state 1 wind direction N

5 bottlenose dolphins

Dolphins were seen milling on the surface and foraging at depth

 

2hr survey Start time 11:00

Weather conditions: Fair, Sea state 2 Wind Direction W

4 Bottlenose dolphins

Dolphins were seen  surfacing at irregular intervals while  searching for food . They were also circling  at the surface.

2hr survey Start time  13:00

Weather Conditions: Dull/overcast Sea state 3 Wind Direction NW

2 Bottlenose dolphins

Dolphins were seen staying at the surface forgaging at depth

One bottlenose dolphin was travelling consistently in an easterly direction.

2hr survey Start time 15:00

Weather conditions: Dull/Overcast Sea state 2 Wind Direction W

1 bottlenose dolphin

1 dolphin was seen travelling easterly while foraging for food