14/06/12: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey; Start time: 07:00
Weather conditions: Sunny; Sea state: 1; Wind direction: S/SE
Seven Bottlenose Dolphins

Two Bottlenose Dolphins were sighted in the first 30 minutes of the survey by the cardinal buoy. These were then joined by two additional Bottlenose Dolphins while a lone dolphin was sighted in front of the harbour wall. This Bottlenose Dolphin travelled in the vicinity of the harbour wall and headland. In the final 15 minutes of the survey two Bottlenose dolphins displayed feeding behaviour in front of the harbour wall ahile another two showed energetic behaviour.

2hr survey; Start time: 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny / fair; Sea state: 1-2; Wind direction: S/SE/SSE
Six Bottlenose dolphins

Five Bottlenose dolphins were sighted towards the cardinal buoy. These were joined by another Bottlenose dolphin later in the survey.

2hr survey; Start time: 11:00
Weather conditions: Fair / overcast / dull; Sea state: 1-3; Wind direction: SE
Two Bottlenose Dolphins

Two Bottlenose dolphins were sighted between the cardinal buoy and headland.

2hr survey; Start time: 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast / dull / rain; Sea state: 2-3; Wind direction: SE

No sightings

2hr survey; Start time: 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast / dull/ rain; Sea state: 2-3; Wind direction: E/SE

No sightings