14/04/15 Daily the common dolphin and bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 7:00
Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 1, wind direction NE-S
Four bottlenose dolphins and one common dolphin

Four bottlenose dolphins came travelling in from the fish factory eastwards, and split up, disappearing after an hour. In the meantime Daily the common dolphin was seen throughout the survey traveling from south to north and then milled around the surface east of the head of the pier.

2hr survey. Start time 9:00
Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 2, wind direction S
One common dolphin

Daily the common dolphin was seen throughout the survey milling at the surface of the water east of the harbour wall, and is also seen chasing a fish.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny to fair, sea state 2, wind direction N-W
One common dolphin

The common dolphin was again seen almost constantly throughout the survey. It was mainly seen milling around at the surface, and some long diving at the end, where it suspected to be foraging.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1-2, wind direction SW
One common dolphin

The common dolphin was seen more irregular during this survey, doing long dives where it is suspected to be foraging, east of the head of the pier.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind direction S-SW
One common dolphin

During this survey Daily was again seen irregular doing some long dives and milling around at the surface as well, south west of the head of the pier.

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind direction S-SW
One common dolphin

During the beginning of this survey Daily was seen doing long dives and milling around at the surface, east of the head of the pier.