17/06/12: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey: 07:00
Weather conditions: Fair / Sunny / overcast / dull; Sea State 3; Wind direction: W/SW
Six Bottlenose Dolphins

A lone Bottlenose Dolphin was sighted near the cardinal buoy at the start of the survey. Shortly afterwards another Bottlenose Dolphin was seen leaping near the horizon in front of the observer. Four Bottlenose Dolphins were then sighted near to the end of the harbour wall.

2hr survey: 09:00
Weather conditions: Fair / Sunny; Sea State 2; Wind direction: W/NW/N
Five Bottlenose Dolphins  

Three Bottlenose Dolphins were sighted as individuals in front of the harbour wall and by the cardinal buoy. The Bottlenose Dolphins then grouped with two more Bottlenose dolphins and moved between the harbour wall and headland. It was noted that three were juveniles.

2hr survey: 13:00
Weather conditions: Sunny; Sea State 2; Wind direction: NW/N
Five Bottlenose Dolphins

Two groups of two Bottlenose Dolphins were sighted by the cardinal buoy and in front of the buoy. Another Bottlenose Dolphin joined the group by the cardinal buoy one was a juvenile.

2hr survey: 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny; Sea State 2; Wind direction: NW
Four Bottlenose Dolphins, one Atlantic Grey Seal

An Atlantic Grey Seal was sighted just in front of the harbour wall at the start of the survey and a group of two Bottlenose Dolphins was sighted near the headland. This group was halfway through the survey joined by two more Bottlenose Dolphins including a juvenile.