15/05/2016: Nine bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

2h survey. Start time 07:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind direction NE/N
One bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

One bottlenose dolphin was spotted near the cardinal marker travelling north east. The dolphin was spotted between 7:00 and 7:15. A female Atlantic grey seal was spotted between 8:00 and 8:15 in the water.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind direction W/NW
Three bottlenose dolphins

One group of two adult bottlenose dolphins and one juvenile were spotted around 9:15 and remained in the bay until around 10:00. The dolphins were spotted travelling from the headland to the cardinal bay and were seen taking long dives in between.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind direction NW/W

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind direction NW

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind direction NW/NNW
Five bottlenose dolphins

Five bottlenose dolphins were spotted between 15:15 and 15:45. The dolphins were first spotted taking long dives near the headland and then travelling North West.

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: sunny/fair, sea state 3/2, wind direction NW

No sightings.