08/10/14- bottlenose dolphins & Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 09.00
Weather conditions- sun & showers/mist/rain, sea state 2, wind SE
12 bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

At the start of the survey ten bottlenose dolphins including two calves were sighted leaping, foraging and travelling W near the cardinal buoy and harbour.  In the middle of the survey six bottlenose dolphins were sighted leaping and foraging near the cardinal buoy and one grey seal was seen in the harbour.  Towards the end of the survey 12 bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging and leaping near the pier and cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 13.00
Weather Conditions- rain/overcast, sea state 2/3, wind SE/S
Five bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

At the start of the survey four bottlenose dolphins were sighted foraging just to the left of the cardinal buoy, and one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging offshore.  In the middle of the survey one grey seal was seen near the pier and one dolphin was sighted foraging and travelling E.

2hr survey. Start time 15.00
Weather conditions- rain/fair/sunny/overcast, sea state 1/2, wind S/SW
Four bottlenose dolphins

No sightings until the second half of the survey, when four dolphins including one calf were sighted leaping near the fish factory.  Towards the end of the survey a mother and calf were sighted travelling NW.

2hr survey. Start time 17.00
Weather conditions- sunny/fair, sea state 2/3, wind S/SW
Seven bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

At the start of the survey three dolphins were sighted foraging and travelling west near the fish factory.  Whilst near the pier one grey seal and one dolphin were sighted foraging near the pier.  In the middle of the survey seven dolphins including two calves were sighted leaping, foraging and travelling west near the pier and cardinal buoy.  At the end of the survey one dolphin was sighted foraging near the fish factory.