15/04/15 Daily the Common Dolphin and 4 Bottlenose dolphins

15/04/15 Daily the common dolphin and 4 bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather Conditions: overcast, sea state 1, wind direction SW
One common dolphin

Daily was spotted at the start of the survey east of the head of the pier, taking long dives and at one point travelling north.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state 2, wind direction SW
One common dolphin and bottlenose dolphins

A group of 4 bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling east away from the fish factory travelling across the bay. As they travelled the dolphins were taking long dives and at points staying in one place where tail slapping and leaping was seen.Daily the common dolphin was seen throughout the survey in his usual spot east of the pier milling at the surface and taking shallow dives and did not seem to be affected by the bottlenose dolphins.

2hr survey:Start time 13:00
Weather conditions:Sunny, sea state 2, wind direction SW becoming NW
One common dolphin

Daily the common dolphin was seen east of the harbour wall milling around at the surface.

2hr survey:Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Fair, sea state 2, wind direction SW becoming N
One common dolphin

Daily the common dolphin was seen throughout the whole survey east of the harbour wall milling around at the surface.