08/09/2015: 11 bottlenose dolphins, 2 Atlantic Grey Seal

08/09/2015: 11 bottlenose dolphins, 2 Atlantic Grey Seal

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction E – SE
8 Bottlenose Dolphins

One bottlenose dolphin was sighted near to the cardinal marker for 30 minutes while another 2 individuals joined to take long dives which suggest foraging. During the second half of the survey a single bottlenose dolphin was sighted offshore and three new individuals including a juvenile was sighted to the right of the fish factory taking long dives. At the end of the survey a single Atlantic grey seal was sighted in front of the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction SE

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1- 2, wind direction S
Two bottlenose dolphins

During the last interval at 14:45 two bottlenose dolphins appeared near to the fish factory before travelling very quickly to the North out of sight.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind direction SE
One bottlenose dolphin and one Atlantic grey seal.

To start the survey a male Atlantic grey seal was sighted in front of the harbour wall briefly. A bottlenose dolphin from the previous survey was spotted again foraging near to the fish factory before moving out of sight once more.