09/06/15: Nine bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 07:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind direction N
Four bottlenose dolphins

During the first hour of this survey in total four bottlenose dolphins were seen. At first two were milling around at the surface near the fish factory and another one was seen leaping near the cardinal buoy. Afterwards the two individuals joined the one near the cardinal buoy, where after a fourth individual showed up. At last two of them were seen travelling west past the fish factory,

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind direction N
Four bottlenose dolphins

At the end of this survey four bottlenose dolphins were seen just north of the harbour wall, being very active, including leaping.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Sunny and fair, sea state 2 increasing to 3, wind direction N
Five bottlenose dolphins

Two of the bottlenose dolphins of the previous survey went near the fish factory, doing long dives, suspected to be foraging at depth. The other two, joined by a third individual were at first milling around at the surface far north of the harbour wall, where after they also did some leaping before all five individuals disappeared from view.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair to overcast, sea state 3, wind direction N-NE

No sightings to report.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny to fair, sea state 4-3, wind direction NE

No sightings to report.

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: Fair, sea state 3 decreasing to 2, wind direction NNE-N

No sightings to report.