16/08/14: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull, fair. Sea state 2, 3, 4. Wind W
Two bottlenose dolphins

A mother and calf bottlenose dolphin were seen briefly at the very start of the survey travelling North West from the end of the harbour wall towards New Quay Head.

2hr survey. start time 11:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull. Sea state 3-4. Wind W

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull. Sea state 2-3, wind W

No sightings

2hr survey. start time 15:00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny. Sea state 2. Wind W-SW
Three bottlenose dolphins

A mother and calf were seen at the start of the survey travelling south towards into the bay and foraged near the Cardinal buoy. After an hour they left the survey area before returning at the end of the survey to forage near the Cardinal buoy again. A third bottlenose dolphin was seen near the harbour wall at the end of the survey.