19/10/2014 – bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 9:00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state 1-3, wind SW
One Atlantic grey seal

An hour into the survey a female Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water swimming along the front of the pier heading towards the fish factory

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: fair-rain, sea state 3/4, wind S-SW
Bottlenose dolphins

At the start of the survey, three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging out from the pier. At the start of the second hour, four bottlenose dolphins including a mother and calf were seen in front of the pier travelling east. Shortly afterwards, one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging just off the pier towards the Cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: fair-rain, sea state 3, wind S

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: fair-rain, sea state 3, wind SW
Atlantic grey seal

Within the last hour of the survey, an bull Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water around the harbour.