12/06/12: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey; Start time: 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny; Sea state: 1- 2; Wind direction: E/NE – N

Five bottlenose dolphins were observed foraging at the beginning of the survey near the fish factory and two  at the cardinal buoy; one foraging and one circling and milling around the surface. The group at the fish factory later moved off towards the cardinal buoy before stopping to forage equidistant the two locations. One Atlantic grey seal observed mid survey, in the water between the harbour and the fish factory.

2hr survey; Start time: 11:00
Weather conditions: Sunny - Fair; Sea state: 2 - 1; Wind direction: N - NE

Only one sighting of 3 bottlenose dolphins, 15 minutes into the watch, travelling from the fish factory towards the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey; Start time: 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair - Sunny; Sea state: 1; Wind direction: NNW – N

No sightings

2hr survey; Start time: 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny; Sea state: 2; Wind direction: SW - NW

No sightings