2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Rain, wind direction SE, sea state 3
Three bottlenose dolphins
Nothing was spotted until the last half of the second half of the survey when two bottlenose dolphins were seen near the fish factory milling at the surface. This then increased to three individuals and fast circling and leaping behaviours were displayed.
2hr survey. start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Rain/overcast, wind direction SE, sea state 2/3
Ten bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal
An Atlantic grey seal was spotted near the fish factory at the beginning of the survey in the water. Five dolphins were then seen near to the harbour wall leaping and tail slapping, and one was in the harbour foraging at depth. These behaviours continued into the second half of the survey and then ten individuals were spotted travelling east towards the cardinal buoy. Eight individuals were then spotted leaping north east of the harbour wall.
2hr survey. start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, wind direction E, sea state 3
2hr survey. start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/rain, wind direction NE, sea state 3