16/05/12 Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind W
Two bottlenose dolphins

The two bottlenose dolphins first were observed travelling in easterly direction, surfacing regularly.    
Later they changed their direction, heading in westerly direction. They disappeared for nearly one hour.
In the last 15 minutes of the survey one dolphin was seen travelling in westerly direction. 
 
2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind N-NW
Four bottlenose dolphins

The dolphins were observed throughout the survey. First one dolphin was seen near the Cardinal
buoy, foraging for food. About 10-15 minutes later another dolphin was seen closer to the fish factory.
Two dolphins were observed travelling in easterly direction. Throughout the second part of the survey three
Dolphins stayed near the Cardinal buoy, foraging for food. A couple of times they could be seen leaping.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind NW-NNW
Eight bottlenose dolphins   

The dolphins were observed during the biggest part of the survey. At the beginning three of them
stayed near cardinal buoy, looking for food. During the last half hour of the survey two of them were
seen travelling in westerly direction.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind NW
Four bottlenose dolphins   

One bottlenose dolphin was seen travelling in northerly direction, then another one travelling in easterly direction. Three were observed staying near the Cardinal buoy foraging for food.
They left the survey area after about one hour.