12/07/12: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind SW
Eight bottlenose dolphins

The bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey.  To begin with, only one bottlenose dolphin was seen near the cardinal buoy foraging, but towards the middle of the survey more entered the harbour.  These dolphins were seen travelling and foraging between the cardinal buoy and fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: fair/overcast, sea state 1-2, wind S
Two bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were seen in the majority of the survey, towards the fish factory foraging and leaping.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast/rain, sea state 1, wind SE
Three bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were sighted for the first half of the survey.  They were initially sighted foraging just off the fish factory, but later moved in closer to the harbour wall and then travelled off to the east.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: rain, sea state 2, wind SE/E
Three bottlenose dolphins

The three dolphins (including one calf) were only sighted for 15 minutes in the first half of the survey; they were travelling from the harbour wall towards the fish factory.