11/10/2013 – Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2 hour survey, start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny and overcast, sea state 4/3, wind N-NNW
One bottlenose and one Atlantic grey seal.

Nothing was seen for the first half of the survey, after which one bottlenose dolphin was seen staying around the fish factory, after the 15 minute period the dolphin was not seen again. One Atlantic grey seal was then seen not far from the harbour wall.

2 hour survey, start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 4, wind N
Three bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal.

There were no sightings for the first hour of the survey after which one bottlenose dolphin was spotted not far from the fish factory thought to be staying and foraging at depth. A further two dolphins including one calf were soon after seen in front of the pier travelling east. One Atlantic grey seal was also seen close to the harbour wall.

2 hour survey, start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 4, wind NE
One Atlantic grey seal

One Atlantic grey seal was observed close to the harbour wall. No dolphin sightings were recorded.

2 hour survey, start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/Fair, sea state 4, wind NE

There were no sightings during this survey.