14/10/2013 – Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2 hour survey, start time 09:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull, sea state 3, wind N/NW

No sightings

2 hour survey, start time 11:00
Weather conditions: fair, sea state 2-3, wind N/NW

No sightings

2 hour survey, start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull, sea state 3-4, wind W/NW
One Atlantic grey seal

There were no sightings of bottlenose dolphins during this survey. A female Atlantic grey seal was seen close to the harbour wall three times over a period of an hour and a quarter in roughly the same location.

2 hour survey, start time 15:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull/fair, sea state 3-4, wind NW/N
Two bottlenose dolphins including one calf and one Atlantic grey seal

There were no sightings in the first one and a quarter hours of the survey, then a female Atlantic grey seal was seen bottling close to the harbour wall. Towards the end of the survey two bottlenose dolphins, including one calf, were seen for around 10 minutes seemingly foraging just outside the harbour close to shore.