20/07/2013: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey, start time:  09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-3, wind SE
2 bottlenose dolphins

One adult and one juvenile bottlenose dolphin were seen chasing prey at the surface, at the beginning of the survey near the cardinal buoy and then travelled off in a westerly direction.

2hr survey, start time:  11:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 3-4, wind N-NE
4 bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey. A group of four bottlenose dolphins was seen mingling and leaping at the surface at the beginning of the survey. The group then dispersed and one or two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging near the cardinal buoy for the remainder of the survey.

2hr survey, start time:  13:00
Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 2-3, wind NNE-NE
1 bottlenose dolphin

One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the cardinal buoy at the start of the survey.

2hr survey, start time:  15:00
Weather conditions: overcast-sunny, sea state 2, wind NE
3 bottlenose dolphins

Three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging near the fish factory at the end of the survey.