10/10/12: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
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Survey Observations

2hr survey; start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/ Dull with some rain, sea state 1-2, wind SE
One Atlantic grey seal

One female Atlantic grey seal identified as a young female was observed near to the harbour wall.

2hr survey; start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/ Dull, sea state 2, wind SE/S

No sightings

2hr survey; start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/ Dull, sea state 1, wind S
Eight bottlenose dolphins

Eight bottlenose dolphins were observed during the last 30 minutes of the survey, they travelled through the survey area towards the fish factory and beyond.

2hr survey; start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/ Dull, sea state 1, wind E
One Atlantic grey seal

One male Atlantic grey seal was observed during the last 15 minutes of the survey near to the harbour wall.