09/09/2014- bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-1, wind SE/SW
Five bottlenose dolphins

For the first hour of the survey one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the Harbour wall. Further out near the Cardinal Buoy four bottlenose dolphins were sighted foraging. Towards the end of the survey Nick was seen foraging near the harbour wall

2hr survey. start time 11.00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 1, wind NE/no wind
Five bottlenose dolphins

Dolphins were seen for the whole two hours.  Four dolphins were seen foraging at the cardinal buoy.  In the half an hour a mother and calf were seen travelling East and the milling around at the surface.

2hr survey, start time 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind N
Four bottlenose dolphins

For the first hour, mother and calf were foraging near the Cardinal Buoy. In the second hour, two more dolphins joined, also foraging.

2hr survey, start time 15.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind SE/NW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Two dolphins were seen foraging and leaping far offshore, and were later joined by a foraging dolphin. A dolphin was seen near the Cardinal Buoy foraging. 2 of the dolphins moved to near the fish factory, and were seen leaping. At the end of the survey, one dolphin was seen travelling SE.