17/08/2011 – 14 Bottlenose dolphins

2hr Survey: Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny; Sea state 2; Wind direction mainly N or NE occasionally NW
Four bottlenose dolphins including one calf

Four bottlenose dolphins were seen near the harbour wall. They were seen mostly foraging and occasionally travelling.

2hr Survey: Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny; Sea state 2; Wind direction NW
Six bottlenose dolphins including one calf

Six bottlenose dolphins were observed close to the harbour wall and around the Cardinal buoy. They were mainly foraging at depth and milling around at the surface.

2hr Survey: Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair/overcast/dull; Sea state 2; Wind direction mainly N occasionally NNW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Four bottlenose dolphins were spotted along the Llanina reef and north of the Cardinal buoy. They were mostly seen foraging although some leaps and head slaps were recorded.

2hr Survey: Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny; Sea state 3; Wind direction mainly N occasionally NE

No sightings