08/06/14 – Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: overcast/ sunny, sea state 2, wind S

A group of 6 bottlenose dolphins were seen around the bay throughout the 2 hour period. They moved between the fish factory and cardinal buoy and appeared to be foraging. They didn’t always remain in a close group.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: fair/ sunny, sea state 1-2, wind S

3 groups of bottlenose dolphins were seen around the fish factory and the cardinal buoy, 9 dolphins were seen altogether. They were foraging and travelling between the fish factory and cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast/ sunny, sea state 1-2, wind SW

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: fair/ overcast, sea state 2, wind SW

1 bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the fish factory.