14/10/11: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Fair, Overcast/dull, sea state 2, wind S
One Atlantic grey seal

One Atlantic grey seal was seen in the first 15 minutes of the survey midway between the harbour wall and the fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 1-2, wind SE-NW
Three bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

A single bottlenose dolphin was seen throughout the survey, foraging firstly by the fish factory moving to the cardinal buoy. The Atlantic grey seal was only seen at the beginning of the survey in the water midway between the fish factory and the harbour wall, and the final two dolphins were seen at the end of the survey by the fish factory foraging.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 1-2, wind E
Four Bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout most of the survey foraging around the cardinal buoy coming into and leaving the area from the fish factory. One Atlantic grey seal was seen in the last quarter of the survey in the water behind the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 1, wind S-SE
Two bottlenose dolphins

The Bottlenose dolphins were only seen during the first and last quarter of the survey. The two dolphins travelled in from the fish factory to forage around the cardinal buoy, and then moved off towards the fish factory.