11/05/2018: Bottlenose dolphins

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
May 11, 2018
Species Recorded:
Bottlenose dolphin
Surveys Conducted:
5

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Mostly overcast, some rain; Sea state: 2-3, Wind direction: S-SE

Despite the adverse weather conditions yesterday, making it difficult to spot cetaceans in the bay, our volunteers had a couple of sightings of bottlenose dolphins in the morning and early afternoon. In both instances they were showing foraging behaviour. Gannets were also seen diving for fish.