13/08/12: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey: Start time 09.00
Weather conditions: Rain - overcast/dull; Sea state 1-2; wind direction SE/S
No sightings.

2hr survey: Start time 11.00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull; Sea state 1-2; wind direction SE
Three bottlenose dolphins

All three dolphins were seen out near the fish factory, they stayed in this area for the duration of the survey, taking long dives and foraging at depth.

2hr survey: Start time 13.00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sunny at times; Sea state 1-2; wind direction S
One bottlenose dolphin

The one bottlenose dolphin was observed at the beginning of the survey and right at the end of the survey, near the fish factory. It was taking long dives, foraging at depth.

2hr survey: Start time 15.00
Weather conditions: Raining/ Overcast/dull then fair; Sea state 1; wind direction S
Three bottlenose dolphins, one of which a calf.

One bottlenose dolphin was first seen in front of the pier, it was then joined by another bottlenose dolphin and its calf, all three stayed in this area throughout the survey. At the beginning of the survey, all three were taking long dives and foraging, and towards the end of the survey, the bottlenose dolphins were seen mingling at the surface, making leaps, lunges and tail slapping.