20/05/12: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey, Start time: 09:00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny, sea state: 1, wind direction: E/NE/N
Four bottlenose dolphins

Three bottlenose dolphins, two adults and one calf, were sighted at the beginning of the survey foraging close to the fish factory and beside the harbour wall. No dolphins were spotted during the middle of the survey, however, thirty minutes before the end of the survey two dolphins were observed one foraging by the cardinal buoy and the second travelling in a south westerly direction. 

2hr survey, Start time: 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state: 2, wind direction: NW
Two bottlenose dolphins

Within the first fifteen minutes of the survey two dolphins were sighted foraging for food between the cardinal buoy and the fish factory, subsequently as the long boat races started they disappeared and no other dolphins were observed for the last hour and forty five minutes. 

2hr survey, Start time: 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state: 2, wind direction NW

No sightings

2hr survey, Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state: 2-3, wind direction N/NNW

No sightings