19/07/2014: Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Rain/mist. Sea state 1. Wind direction S
Eight Bottlenose Dolphins

At the start of the survey a mother and calf were seen foraging around the fish factory. In the last half hour four bottlenose dolphins (including the mother and calf) were seen travelling east from the fish factory to the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Rain/Overcast. Sea state 0-1. Wind direction SW - NE
Three bottlenose dolphins

In the first half hour of the survey three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging around the cardinal buoy, then moving closer to the harbour wall. A mother and calf were also seen.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair/overcast. Sea state 2. Wind direction E-NE

No Sightings

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/rain. Sea state 1. Wind direction E
Two bottlenose dolphins

At the start of the survey two bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling north-east and west around the harbour wall. In the last half hour a mother and calf were seen foraging around the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/sunny. Sea state 1. Wind direction W-WNW
Two bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging around the cardinal buoy throughout the survey.