11/07/2012: 8 bottlenose dolphins

1.5hr survey: 12:45
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10, light swell
Three bottlenose dolphins

One adult bottlenose dolphin was spotted near the fish factory, foraging and displaying various behaviours. The next sighting was of one adult bottlenose dolphin, travelling north near the harbour wall.

1.5hr survey. Start time 14:30
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell
One bottlenose dolphin

A bottlenose dolphin was sighted towards the end of the trip, north of the harbour wall leaping and foraging.

1.5hr survey. Start time16:00
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell
Four bottlenose dolphins

All four bottlenose dolphins were sighted towards the beginning of the trip, exiting New Quay harbour.  The first sighting was of a dolphin foraging and leaping near the harbour wall and another near the cardinal buoy.  The remaining two were sighted off the fish factory leaping.