16/05/12: 12 bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey: Start time 11:00

Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell

12 bottlenose dolphins

 At the beginning of the survey five bottlenose dolphins were observed travelling in south westerly direction towards the boat.45 minutes later two more were spotted foraging 100 m from the boat. Twenty minutes later we were able to spot another dolphin, and then four more foraging at a distance of 100 metres.

 2hr survey: Start time 13:00

Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell

1 Atlantic grey seal

 The female seal was spotted in the water during the second half of the survey.