08/06/2016: 14 Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 07:00
Weather conditions: overcast/ dull/ fair, sea state: 1, wind direction: N/NE
14 bottlenose dolphins

Seven groups of bottlenose dolphins with fourteen individual bottlenose dolphins were spotted throughout the survey. They remained in the area for the full two hours of the survey. They were spotted in various areas between the cardinal buoy and the fish factory. The dolphins displayed various behaviours such as travelling with long dives and taking long dives thought to be foraging at depth.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state: 1, wind direction: N
9 bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were remained in the area continuing from the last survey. There were 4 groups of 9 individual bottlenose dolphins spotted. The dolphins remained in the area throughout the two hour survey. They were spotted in front of the harbour wall. They were also spotted between the fish factory and cardinal buoy. The dolphins displayed various behaviours such as travelling, taking long dives thought to be foraging at depth, leaping and tail slapping.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state: 1, wind direction: NW
7 Bottlenose dolphins

Seven bottlenose dolphins remained in the area until 12:15. The dolphins were all spotted near the cardinal buoy. They displayed various behaviours including travelling, taking long dives thought to be foraging at a depth, tail slapping and leaping.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast/sunny/mist, sea state: 1, wind direction: NW

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: mist, sea state: 1, wind direction: SW

No sightings.