12/10/2013 – Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2 hour survey, start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 4, wind N
Three bottlenose dolphins

There were no sightings for the first hour and 15 minutes and then three bottlenose dolphins, including one calf, was seen travelling west across the harbour until they disappeared past the fish factory.

2 hour survey, start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 4/3, wind NE/N

There were no sightings during this survey

2 hour survey, start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 3, wind NE
Three bottlenose dolphins and three Atlantic grey seals

Three Atlantic grey seals were seen separately throughout the survey swimming close to the harbour wall. During the last 30 minutes of the survey, three bottlenose dolphins, including one calf, were seen travelling west across the harbour towards the fish factory.

2 hour survey, start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 1/3, wind NE/N
Six bottlenose dolphins

At the beginning of the survey, a mother and calf bottlenose dolphin were seen foraging in front of the harbour wall. In the next 15 minutes one dolphin was seen foraging in the same place. Nothing was seen for 45 minutes and then six bottlenose dolphins, including one calf, were seen travelling east across the harbour from the fish factory where they stayed, foraging in the harbour. In the last 15 minutes, three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging next to the fish factory.