18/08/2013- 21 bottlenose dolphins

1.5 hour survey, start time 10.30
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell
5 bottlenose dolphins

The first sighting took place at the very start of the survey with one bottlenose dolphin foraging by the harbour wall. The next sighting occurred fifteen minutes later when two bottlenose dolphins were seen, one adult and one juvenile, foraging by the cardinal buoy. A final sighting was recorded at 11.05 when two dolphins, one adult and one calf, travelling northeast by the fish factory.

1.5 hour survey, start time 12.00
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light/moderate swell
10 bottlenose dolphins

The first sighting took place immediately into the survey, with two bottlenose dolphins foraging. This was followed by a sighting at the cardinal buoy with three dolphins foraging. The next sighting occurred an hour later in a similar location with three more dolphins foraging , one of them being a juvenile,  and a final sighting at 13.30 with two more dolphins took place by the harbour wall.

1.5hour survey, start time 15:00
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, light swell
6 bottlenose dolphins

The first sighting was of a group of three adult bottlenose dolphins. They were seen foraging north of the harbour wall, and were then seen to travel off in a north westerly direction. The second sighting occurred later in the survey a group of three individuals and were seen leaping North of the fish factory.