08/09/11: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 2-3, wind SW.
Six bottlenose dolphins.

The bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey.  They were mostly seen foraging near the fish factory and cardinal buoy, with occasional breach activity.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull/rain, sea state 2, wind SW becoming W later.
Three bottlenose dolphins.

The bottlenose dolphins were observed in the first 30 minutes of the survey.  Mother and calf were seen travelling west towards the fish factory and another adult was observed to be foraging north of the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 2, wind SW
One bottlenose dolphin

Only one bottlenose dolphin was sighted at the end of the survey, travelling east towards the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 2, wind SW
Seven bottlenose dolphins

Two separate groups of bottlenose dolphins were sighted for the majority of the survey north and east of the harbour wall.