13/07/12: 10 Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr survey Start time 09:00

Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 1-2, wind SW

7 bottlenose dolphins including calf

 

Dolphins seen throughout survey travelling,foraging for food at depth, fast circling at surface and hunting with fish seen.

2hr survey Start time 11:00

Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 2, wind SW NW

1 bottlenose dolphin.

 

One dolphin seen travelling leaping and staying at the surface with fast travelling.

2hr survey Start time 13:00

Weather conditions: overcast and rainy, sea state 1-2, wind WNW W

No sightings.

 

2hr survey Start time 15:00

Weather conditions: overcast and rainy, sea state 2, wind SW

2 bottlenose dolphins

 

Dolphins seen at beginning and end of survey travelling and surfacing at intervals thought to be foraging at depth.