08/08/2011: 6 bottlenose dolphins

07/08/11: Bottlenose dolphins

 2hr survey. Start time 09:00

Weather conditions: sunny occasionally fair, sea state 3-4, wind direction predominantly SW with periods of W/WSW

 

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 11:00

Weather conditions: overcast, seat state 3-4, wind direction NW

 

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 13:00

Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 3-4, wind direction W

 

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 15:00

Weather conditions: predominantly overcast with sunny period, sea state predominantly 3-4, wind direction SW

6 bottlenose dolphins.

 

Six bottlenose dolphins were sighted during the final hour. A group of three, including a calf, were seen surfacing regularly NE of the harbour wall later joined by three bottlenose dolphins mainly foraging and milling at the surface.